[Scribus] Wich image format should I use?

Axel Bojer axelb
Sat Sep 9 12:26:28 CEST 2006

Axel Bojer skrev:
> 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

BTW: It seems this import dialog is not very intelligent, it displays 
(the name of) the file if i rename it to for Instance jpg, but is not 
preview nor inserted.
I will try a restart of the machine, just in case.

Best regards
Axel Bojer

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