[Scribus] Generating PDFs

Michael Eager eager
Fri Jun 2 17:22:12 CEST 2006

Christopher Sawtell wrote:
> On Friday 02 June 2006 13:39, 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
>>opens slowly in Acroread.  Printing from Acroread is very slow
>>and frequently fails to print (I think that the printer runs
>>out of memory).
> What happens if you embed the fonts in the document?
> There is a pane to do this in the pdf export options window.
> File -> Export -> Save as pdf -> Fonts

Embedding fonts in the PDF makes it larger, but doesn't
otherwise change anything.  It opens in Acroread slowly
and doesn't print.  Same with subsetting fonts, or only
including selected fonts.

Michael Eager	 eager at eagercon.com
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