[Scribus] Generating PDFs

Erich Dollansky oceanare
Fri Jun 2 03:54:14 CEST 2006


Michael Eager wrote:
> When I generate a PDF from Scribus, the resulting file is large.
> Only the heading fonts are embedded and the text is compressed.
> The PDF is more than 2 times the size of the Scribus file and

this sounds normal to me.

> opens slowly in Acroread.  Printing from Acroread is very slow
> and frequently fails to print (I think that the printer runs
> out of memory).

Is it a postscript printer?
> If I turn off text compression, the size of the PDF is
> much larger, about 25 times the size of the Scribus file.
> Any suggestions on what causes this or how to correct
> these problems?
Scribus generates very large PDFs to make sure that every detail is as 


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