[Scribus] Work stuck in Scribus...
Sat Jan 13 19:01:43 CET 2007
On Saturday 13. January 2007. 18:29, avox wrote:
> Branko Vukelic wrote:
> > On Saturday 13. January 2007. 17:58, Tino Schwarze wrote:
> >> :-)
> >> I didn't read the full thread, just a quick note: pdf2ps aka ps2pdf aka
> >> Ghostscript usually doesn't do a very good job at converting PDF to
> >> something PS. pdftops from xpdf is far better and it's output is usually
> >> suitable for ps2pdf. I use this regularly to produce mail-optimized
> >> PDFs.
> > Well, here's a quick overview. Basically, I'm trying to convert some PDF
> > 1.4
> > files with transparency to flattened PDF 1.3 files. So, if I got it
> > right, I
> > am to use pstops to convret PDF 1.4 files to PS, which would be flattened
> > properly, and then convert PS back to PDF 1.3 using ps2pdf?
> > Or could perhaps gs do it? AFAIK, ps2pdf is a wrapper (is that what it's
> > called?) for gs, right?
> Yes, ps2pdf is a wrapper on gs, using the pdfwrite device. While pdftops
> will produce nicer PS in many ways, I'm not so sure about transparency.
> Ps2pdf can just flatten transparency by rasterizing it, I don't think
> pstops will do that. Also note that mail-optimized PDFs will be very
> different from prepress optomized PDFs.
Has anyone heard of pstoedit? How does it work? I think there is an option to
output ps files to Adobe Illustrator format or something... using
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