[Scribus] Info about using pictures
Thu Jul 13 11:34:09 CEST 2006
On Thu, Jul 13, 2006 at 10:12:02AM +0100, rpkemp at ntlworld.com wrote:
> > > I've just started using Scribus and have encountered problems with
> > > inserted photos. I have photos which are fairly large (~1200 x
> > > ~1600, ~5MB, JPEG), but when I import them into a picture frame
> > > they come up as tiny little images in the top left corner of the
> > > frame. When I go into properties and tick 'Scale to Frame Size' it
> > > blows the picture up but the pixels are so huge that you cant see
> > > what it is.
> This happens to me too.
The resolution stored in the image is probably bogus. Right-Click on the
image frame, go to "Preview Size" and choose a higher quality.
> > A little more info please:
> > Distro/Platform ?
> I am using PCLinuxOS, although I had the same problem when using Mandriva.
> > Which version of Scribus ?
> Scribus Version 188.8.131.52
> 29 May 2006
> Build ID: C-C-T-F-A
> Using Ghostscript version 8.15.1
> As an example, I have posted a copy of one of the offending image files here:
> Although the image goes all blocky in a Scribus picture frame, it is
> reproduced correctly when the file is exported to PDF and it prints out OK
> from Scribus too.
This is expected behaviour - you only get a preview (but you can choose
to see them in full quality).
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