[Scribus] Wich image format should I use?

Axel Bojer axelb
Sat Sep 9 11:35:04 CEST 2006

Craig Bradney skrev:
> On Saturday 09 September 2006 01:49, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
>> Am Samstag, 9. September 2006 00:31 schrieb Axel Bojer:
>>> I am used to tiff, but it seems Scribus cant import them (or am I doing
>>> something wrong?), so I have to use another format. Wich format is
>>> thought to be used then?
>>> To make an overwiew:
>>> * Tiff I can not import. But it is tsated it should be possible here:
>>> http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=importhints
>>> But by med ( on Kubuntu dapper) it just wont show up in the open
>>> dialog, but ?convert xx.tiff xx.png? makes it available. strange though
>>> :-(
>> Hi Axel,
>> do you have libtiff installed? A page layout program that doesn't import
>> TIF files would hardly be useful for professional or even semi-professional
>> work ;) Scribus uses libtiff for TIF import, but you need to have it on
>> your system.
> FWIW, libtiff for TIFF support and lcms for colour management will become 
> mandatory when we release 1.3.4.
> Craig

I just checked, and I had libtiff4 installed, liblcms1, libmng1 and 
lprof also. I installed now:
liblcms-utils, libtiff-opengl and libtiff-tools

When I make a new document, make an image frame and then try to import 
one of my images, TIFF is not listed in the dialog box where it says 
which formats are supported.
Screenshot: http://developer.skulelinux.no/~axelb/shown_formats.png
The tiff-images in the opened directory simply therefore does not show 
as an option (they are not displayed. But diplayed are jpg-images and 
png-images). No error messages.

I have not restarted the machine after the installation, but I suppose, 
on a Linux machine, that hardly should not matter. I started Scribus 
after alle the installations mentioned above was finished, I tried two 
times. Png- and JPG-files import just fine.

Best regards
Axel Bojer

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