[Scribus] First time user printing problems

Martin Tlustos martin_tlustos
Thu Oct 11 10:36:17 CEST 2007

as a first workaround: export to pdf, then print the pdf.
Printing from within Scribus seems to create problems in some cases.

Am Mittwoch, 10. Oktober 2007 schrieb Tom Stoddard:
> Hello,
> My company had a graphic artist who used to produce a newsletter for us
> using InDesign on a Mac OSX computer. He has left the company and the
> duty of producing the newsletter has been given to someone in a
> different department. This person does not have access to the Mac
> computer nor does she have InDesign installed on her Windows PC. She
> told me that she had some experience using Pagemaker in the past so I
> decided I would let her have a try at using Scribus. We installed
> Scribus on her Windows 2000 SP4 PC.
> She has been able to produce a newsletter that looks fine on screen but
> when she tries to print it she has all sorts of problems. I don't know
> whether the problems are a result of the way she created the document or
> the way that she has Scribus configured on her PC. I suspect it's a
> combination of both.
> The problems include colors not appearing as expected, content not
> properly positioned on the page, and text appearing blurred like
> double-vision.
> I'd like to start with the Scribus configuration to see if I'm missing
> something. We are trying to print to a Toshiba eStudio 3100C. It's a
> color laser printer/copier with an EFI fiery unit installed. We
> installed the drivers directly onto her PC. There are postscript and PCL
> drivers installed. Should we be using color management? When we try
> that, no printer specific profiles appear in any of the option boxes.
> Can anyone point me in the right direction?
> Thanks!
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