[Scribus] Prepare EPS for commercial print
Tue May 30 17:00:24 CEST 2006
the problem was the setting in acrobat reader, smooth
line art was not eneabled by default. Now the pdf
looks just fine, so I guess its of the printer now ..
Thanx for your help!
--- PLinnell <mrdocs at scribus.info> wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 May 2006 16:30, Tino Schwarze wrote:
> > Hi,
> > On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 03:24:50PM +0100, mvdg
> > > I just performed al the steps proposed by momo.
> > > imported the Inkscape SVG into scribus. For the
> > > business card I added the address information in
> > > scribus. Then I exported the whole thing as pdf.
> > > made sure I selected the output media being 'for
> > > printer'.
> > >
> > > Now when I review the generated pdf, the text
> > > by Scribus is just fine, but the logo itself
> seems a
> > > little jagged.
> > What does jagged mean? What PDF viewer do you use?
> Do you have
> > Antialisasing enabled? The SVG you imported is
> handled as vectors,
> > so there shouldn't be any problems with the
> The correct settings for this are in both Adobe
> Acrobat Reader help
> and also here and with the help docs:
> Zoom in 400% or more to see the vectors. :-)
> > > When I exported the whole thing in eps,
> > > this doesn't happen .. however, exporting to eps
> > > doesn't have the option to select the output
> > >
> > > Am I doing something wrong? Should I use PDF or
> > > instead?
> > I'd suggest to use PDF. I'm not sure about the
> quality of the EPS
> > export.
> > Bye,
> > Tino.
> I am. Scribus EPS export is very reliable - with
> the understanding it
> cannot export transparency, as the PS3 spec does not
> support it. Only
> PDF 1.4+ does.
> EPS files are tested via a number of ways including
> import into other
> pre-press applications and special pre-press
> pre-flighting tools.
> Very rarely an issue and sometimes it's the importer
> in question
> which has the problem, not the EPS quality.
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