[Scribus] Can't place some JPEG images

avox avox
Wed Sep 13 00:26:07 CEST 2006

Cedric Sagne wrote:
> 6500x4000 is not that big... on 300dpi it is "only" 21x14 inches and as
> it's probably for a poster 105x70 cm on 150dpi... so although it is
> excluded for a book, Scribus definately has to manage the memory
> requirement, provided the RAM follows.

A 6500x4000 color image needs 104 MB RAM when opened in Scribus (yes,
Scribus loads the full image uncompressed).

> Are Linux installs more stable than Windows installs on things like this?
> Could someone try it out on a Linux distro maybe?

I don't know enough about Windows memory management to answer this.

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