[Scribus] Ink blots on PDF

Craig Bradney cbradney
Mon Feb 5 16:27:57 CET 2007

> ----- Original Message -----
> Subject: Re: [Scribus] Ink blots on PDF
> From: Archimedes Arevalo <archimedes.arevalo at gmail.com>
> To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
> Date: 05-02-2007 16:31
> On Monday 05 February 2007 23:02:14 jon wrote:
> > >
> > > It almost looks as if the fonts' strokes were turned on instead of
> > > being turned off as normal.
> >
> > Without the mentioned pdf at hand it's hard to tell. You might send the
> > pdf to me personally - if you like,
> > I can open and check it with acrobat.
> > It looks like there are no fontpaths but instead only ps1 bitmaps are
> > embedded or more likely the fonts were
> > not embedded and the pdf uses (defect) system fonts while displaying.
> > What is scribus saying about the embed/no embed/subset flags of the
> > mentioned fonts?
> > Jon
> >
> Mr. Maddock, I have no clue to what that means.
> Jon, there were no messages/errors to say otherwise, and all seemed OK
> the Print to PDF. I really cannot understand it when it prints out OK on 
> At least if they are both bad then I know it had to be something 
> else. Then again, is on a harddisk install and is on a 
> remastered LiveCD. I've posted on my distro forum and there was no 
> satisfactory reply. So I figured I'd ran here before we start with the 
> production of the next issue.
> Jon, I will print out a small portion of the issue and send it to you by
> ASAP. Thanks for all your concern, and I'm still waiting for any other 
> assistance.

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