[Scribus] opening pdf files

xavier mas xaviermasr
Sat May 19 14:07:51 CEST 2007

El S?bado 19 Mayo 2007 13:42, Craig Ringer escribi?:
> xavier mas wrote:
> > Hi list!
> >
> > I am a very new user of Scribus an I need to open pdf files in order to
> > edit them, but I can't open either any pdf or ps files. Seems that
> > Scribus can open only files created with its native extension, but I
> > don't believe that.
> Scribus can not open PDF and PostScript files to edit them like you are
> probably expecting. As far as I know, no software can. The closest is
> Adobe Acrobat Professional with an add-on like Enfocus PitStop - and
> even with that wallet-breaking package PDF editing is neither very
> full-featured nor completely reliable.
> Scribus does not support working on PDF or PostScript directly.
> Currently it can ONLY use PDF in an image frame by rasterising it with
> GhostScript. It also supports this with PS, but you can also convert PS
> to vectors with (most types of) image automatically extracted.
> If you're looking for a generic PS/PDF editor, Scribus isn't what you're
> after. It's PDF and PS support are geared more toward using those files
> as part of your designs, as is typical in desktop publishing.
> --
> Craig Ringer
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Thank you Craig for your fast answer.
Xavier Mas

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