[scribus] Vector in PDF ?

Owen rcook at pcug.org.au
Fri Nov 14 10:10:15 CET 2008

> 2008/11/13 Peter Nermander <peter at nermander.se>:
>> It is useful to know that Scribus (as far as I know) uses
>> ghostscript for
>> this import. To see if the file renders correctly by ghostscript you
>> could
>> use gv or GhostView.
>> If they can not show it correctly, Scribus can not rasterize it
>> correctly.
> Well, that's why i'm worrying.
> A little "test", one bar "music":
> PS by LilyPond: http://brownian.org.ua/plain/scribus/first-barno.ps
> (468K)
> PDF by LilyPond: http://brownian.org.ua/plain/scribus/first-barno.pdf
> (20K)
> PS was imported into Scribus document and exported as PDF:
> http://brownian.org.ua/plain/scribus/first-barno-scribus.pdf (17K)
> Note stems... So, first two files look good in ghostview, kpdf etc.
> and acroread.
> The third one looks bad.
> That's why i'm worrying.


Just playing with that a bit,

# pstoedit -f gs:pdfwrite first-barno.ps nnnn.pdf  produced a good pdf


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