[Scribus] Code fixing (pdf writing with embedded object)

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Fri Oct 12 15:13:02 CEST 2007

avox wrote:
> Peter Schmidt-2 wrote:
>> Dear All,
>> I found a small error in the pdf writer and corrected it. If an embedded 
>> object is not on the page, then this object won't be in the wrote pdf.
>> That's 
>> why I wrote a new line before position of object checking. That's way the 
>> embedded object will plot in the pdf.
>> Part of code in the pdflib.cpp:
>> if(!embedded) //if this is not an embedded object, then needs to check
>> just 
>> position of object (in my opinion)
>> 		if (!( QMAX( x, x2 ) <= QMIN( x+w, x2+w2 ) && QMAX( y, y2 ) <= QMIN(
>> y+h1,
>> 		y2+h2 )))
>> 			return tmp;
>> How can I share this observation with the developers?
> The best way would be to file a bug at http://bugs.scribus.net , describe
> how one can trigger this bug and attach a patch with your code changes. We
> also hang out on IRC: #scribus on freenode.net , if you want to talk about
> it first. Best time is European evenings.
I had noticed this in the past, but considered that it was probably a 
feature rather than a bug. Why would you want something in the PDF 
that's not on the page? Is that considered a proper or valid PDF?


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