[Scribus] Generating PDFs
Fri Jun 2 08:11:00 CEST 2006
Erich Dollansky wrote:
> 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
> Scribus generates very large PDFs to make sure that every detail is as
It seems extraordinarily large. It's a distinct disadvantage
compared to files generated by other programs. Documents which
take a long time to download or print are less desirable.
Documents which don't print are even less desirable. :-)
Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
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