[Scribus] Generating PDFs

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Fri Jun 2 13:51:59 CEST 2006

On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 11:11:00PM -0700, Michael Eager wrote:

> >>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 
> > expected.
> 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.  :-)

What's the resolution of your pictures (they're not part of the .sla
file, they are only referenced therein)?

You could try to convert the PDF to PS using pdftops from xpdf.


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