[Scribus] Problem importing EPS in Scribus for OSX

William F. Maddock billsey
Tue Feb 20 17:14:28 CET 2007

Adobe Reader is not for EPS, but for PDF.

Have you tried pulling out an image frame, right-clicking on that frame, then choosing "Get Image" from the resulting menu?

-----Original Message-----
>From: Jonathan Howard <jonhoward at mac.com>
>Sent: Feb 20, 2007 8:49 AM
>To: scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de
>Subject: [Scribus] Problem importing EPS in Scribus for OSX
>I've just got going on Scribus for OSX & have been working  
>through the documents at docs.scribus.net.
>I've just tried to do the gif/EPS comparison exercise at http:// 
>docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=importhints and I can't get  
>the EPS of the penguin to import into my document. The gif went in  
>fine but whether I use File> Import> Get Image or File> Import>  
>Import EPS/PS... I get nothing in my Image Frame, and if I try to  
>export as a pdf Preflight Verifier shows a missing image.
>I know the document says later that when experiencing problems with  
>EPSs, they should be tested with GSview first, but I understand this  
>is unavailable for OSX. I've tried opening the EPS file with OSX  
>Preview & after a brief rendering time the image was visible, so I  
>know it's in there. On the other hand, Adobe Reader 6.0 wouldn't open  
>the file.
>Can anyone help please?
>Thanks very much
>Jon Howard
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>Scribus at nashi.altmuehlnet.de

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