[scribus] Print while preserving transparent overlay.

avox avox at arcor.de
Sun Nov 23 22:52:06 CET 2008

John Culleton-3 wrote:
> The way I use to flatten a semi-transparent overlay in a Scribus 
> generated file is to: export to pdf 1.4, load into Acrobat Reader, 
> print to file from Acrobat Reader, and then use the ghostscript 
> script ps2pdf13 to produce a flattened pdf.
> I tried saving the same file by printing to file from Scribus but no 
> matter what settings I use the semi-transparent graphic becomes 
> solid.  Similarly when I save as eps the transparency becomes solid.

Yes, that's to be expected. PS doesnt support semi-transparent overlays, 
so the information is lost when converting to PS (Scribus should have
given you a warning about that in preflight).

Acrobat Reader contains an advanced piece of software that does the
transparency flattening.

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