[scribus] Vector in PDF ?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Thu Nov 13 16:13:06 CET 2008

On Thursday 13 November 2008 09:29:23 am Dmytro O. Redchuk wrote:
> 2008/11/13 Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com>:
> > Scribus has some capability in 1.3.3.x to import EPS - File >
> > Import > EPS, which, when it works, will allow some editing of
> > the EPS. I say "when it works" because there are many variations
> > in EPS content, some of which Scribus does not support, and in
> > fact you will find that most programs can have problems with
> > certain EPS files.
> Well, i'm twidding with eps and pdf files produced by LilyPond. I
> newer though there may be any problems with those files, i used
> them in QuarkXPress, inserted into latex (with lilypond-book) for
> printing in typography -- and they looked and
> have been printed quite well, to say excellent ;-)
> Now i've open the same pdf by acroread twice to check myself --
> will it be displayed
> "nice", with large magnification... Everything is ok (i would open
> it with gv, but
> now i know that 8.15.4 can be a bit outdated, yep!-).
> But after inserting into Scribus and exporting PDF -- it's almost
> ugly, i could send
> small shots...
> Scribus produces a lot of objects and note stems are starting to
> dance around their horizontal positions..
> I would *really* love to forget about QXP and Id... And i have
> actually read almost
> all docs at scribus.net (probably, i need read twice, i'm too quick
> now), and i will  dig deeper, and...
> i hope i'll get help from the community, too :-)
> Thank you.
> > Greg

There are horses for courses. TeX offers music typesetting, but I use 
the shareware program Mup.  I'll experiment with importing Mup 
Postscript files into Scribus.  One problem will be going from ps to 
eps first. 

John Culleton
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