[Scribus] Memory Consumption on Image Frames

Craig Bradney cbradney
Sun Feb 4 21:22:40 CET 2007

On Sunday 04 February 2007 21:09:59 Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Nicol?s Carranza wrote:
> > I saw that it depends on how you tried to import/open the PDF. Using
> > "File->Import->Import EPS/PS..." scribus imports the PDF not only as
> > images but also as poligons and many other objects, this also uses a lot
> > of memory but I think that this is another problem.
> >
> > I don't need all those objects ("PDF components") imported, I only need
> > to annotate over the images; so, I used a script to export each PDF page
> > as a good quality image and then import them to a scribus doc (using
> > something like this script
> > http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/Automatic_import_of_images_from_a_direc
> >tory_using_a_script; I can send you my script if you want). This makes
> > things a lot easier for scribus (it does not construct all of those
> > objects), but the memory problem because of cached images arises.
> BTW, that's my script on the Wiki. You can use it to import PDFs,
> realizing that what you are doing is importing into image frames, and
> therefore rasterizing them to bitmaps.

Image handling optimisation is scheduled for 1.3.5 or higher.


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