[Scribus] PDF importing quality
Tue Nov 6 18:46:26 CET 2007
Conal Jardine wrote:
> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> It may also be worth using pdftops to convert to postscript, in which
>> case you import (File > Import > EPS/PS) rather than load into an image
> This could be the holy grail for importing our newspapers adverts with
> vector data intact! I'm Having trouble making it work though. pdftops is
> working fine but Scribus says "importing file blahblah.ps failed"
> At the moment, we first try and import the pdf's directly using (File >
> Import > EPS/PS). This only works with very basic pdf's. Often we have
> to rasterize the adverts.
> Any more tips on a work-flow that lets us preserve vector from pdf's
> would be great!
Can you import the .ps file to some other app?
File > Import > EPS/PS will not work with a PDF, it has to be EPS or PS.
pdftops -eps input.pdf output.eps
If there is more than one page, you need to 'burst' the pdf with pdftk
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