[Scribus] Bounty for true PDF handling in Scribus
Sat Feb 2 22:13:42 CET 2008
Philipp Klaus Krause wrote:
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> Craig Ringer schrieb:
>> - If the document being imported is of a PDF version newer than the
>> PDF being exported, problems may arise.
>> It's probably best to rasterise the input PDF (like we do now) in
>> this situation. In theory you could scan the
>> content streams of the input PDF and check if it actually used
>> features not supported by the current PDF
>> version (like transparency and layers if you're exporting PDF 1.3)
>> but this is difficult and may not be entirely
> Isn't there a way to handle this situation similar to the one below (so
> we can keep the vector stuff)? MAybe just going through pdf2ps and ps2df
> to reduce the pdf version number?
Good idea, although I suspect that Ghostscript will convert the image to
if the original PDF contains alpha transparency.
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