[Scribus] Ink blots on PDF

Archimedes Arevalo archimedes.arevalo
Tue Feb 6 00:57:36 CET 2007

On Monday 05 February 2007 16:29:16 Owen wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Feb 2007 15:57:17 +0800
> Archimedes Arevalo <archimedes.arevalo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I am doing layouts and PDF outputs for a Linux distro (PCLInuxOS, sorry
> > for the plug) magazine. We recently had a new release, and bundled with
> > this was Much as I am pleased to be using Scribus, I cannot
> > seem to tweak the settings to get good PDFs. Apart from the usual
> > tolerable "strange" behaviors", the layout process, etc. are in good
> > order but when it comes to opening the PDF file, the pages are
> > unreadable. Imagine a book left out in the rain, and the ink of the
> > pages are all smudged. I am at a lost on where else to look.
> >
> > I've attached at small clipping for your inspection.
> What font were you using? Was it embedded in the PDF?
> Owen

Thank you all for your responses. I will move on back to my distro forum and 
make other enquiries regarding KPDF and other open source readers. Scribus is 
truly a fine DTP and layout app, and I could not do my gratis work without 

Best to all.



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