[Scribus] Adjust frame to image BUT NO adust image to frame?

"Sveinn í Felli (IMAP)" sveinki
Sun Jul 22 12:19:03 CEST 2007

There is a fundamental difference between the two images you
The reference2a.eps is a vector format and thus scalable
like most fonts and drawings. The mussample.png is a bitmap
or raster image, therefore it is resolution dependent.

EPS files can contain raster images, but most often it's
used to show curves and lines from vector based programs (or

I had some (font) issues importing the .eps file into inkscape.

If you transfer your work between platforms (you work on Win
- the printshop uses Mac) then take care of sending all the
necessary fonts along with your .eps, that is if you don't
embed the fonts or export as curves. Can save you a headache.

Good luck with your music;

Sveinn ? Felli

dax702 wrote:
> Ok, I see that. I'm just having a world of trouble here trying to work with
> images.  I'm able to use the import option for an EPS file created by a
> certain piece of software.  Then I noticed I can hold down the Ctrl key and
> scale the image while maintaining its proportions and it looks good when I
> print it out.
> However, I have another program that doesn't output EPS, it exports a high
> resolution PNG file.  When I use the image frame to place the file, I don't
> get that same option to hold down Ctrl to resize it.  I tried saving the PNG
> as a PSD in photoshop and that doesn't seem to work at all. When I place the
> image, nothing at all appears.  When I try to save it as an EPS in Photshop
> it gives me all these options and I don't know what to pick.  After trying a
> few different options, I was able to import the image without a fatal error
> message, but I still couldn't hold down Ctrl to resize the image to what I
> wanted.
> I've uploaded two files here.  The first one, reference2a.eps is the one
> that gives me trouble whatsoever in Scribus. I'm able to import it and size
> it easily and it looks great.  The second file, mussample.png is what I have
> to work with from that other program.  Can someone here tell me how I can
> use Photoshop to save this PNG file as something I can successfully import
> into Scribus and size it so it fits a letter size page from left to right? 
> Why was I able to hold down the Ctrl key to resize the first file, but when
> I saved it as an EPS in Photoshop and tried the same import procedure, it
> wouldn't let me do that?
> http://www.nabble.com/file/p11728958/reference2a.eps reference2a.eps 
> http://www.nabble.com/file/p11728958/mussample.png mussample.png 

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