[Scribus] Can't place some JPEG images

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Sep 11 22:50:24 CEST 2006

ols6000 at sbcglobal.net wrote:
> At 12:47 PM 9/11/2006, you wrote:
>> I'm just guessing, but with images that size... 6500 x 4000... there
>> can and will be problems... sometimes, the application just times out
>> before it can read the entire file.  Try reducing the JPEG to page
>> size... if that doesnt work, you may have a corrupted file.
> There is no reason why Scribus should not be able to handle what you 
> are calling "large images".
> I would like to know what you mean by "the application times out". 
> There is no time restriction on the operation of the pgm.
> I have demonstrated that I don't have a corrupted file, by having the 
> same failure occur on different files, and by using different pgms to 
> successfully read these files.
> So we are back to the original question: why can't Scribus read some 
> large image files? What is the limitation (or error) in Scribus that 
> restricts it to smaller files? How can this limitation (or error) be removed?
You still may benefit, in the process of dissecting this problem, from 
making one or more much smaller versions of your file(s) and see if the 
size issue is important.


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