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Wed Apr 8 17:31:19 CEST 2009
dear mr cunningham
> On Tue, 2009-04-07 at 14:06 -0400, Gregory Pittman wrote:
>> Gerard Cunningham wrote:
>>> For a project I'm working on, the printer requires PDFX1A (or should
>>> that be PDF/X-1A).
>>> I have Scribus v126.96.36.199 which I understand is the latest stable
>>> version, running on Ubuntu 8.10.
>>> Can someone point me to a non-technical explanation of how to export the
>>> PDF in the format required (assuming that its possible to do so) or to a
>>> reasonable workaround if not.
>>> I gather I need to add CMYK plugins, what else do I need to do?
>> We've just been through this with the manual. There is nothing
>> particularly _special_ about PDFX1A, and the output of Scribus should
>> satisfy any needs the printer has in that regard. That having been said,
>> we also understand that printers have been brainwashed by this concept
>> and may refuse to believe it.
>> I would suggest trying to get them to try the output from Scribus.
> That's what I did. They asked for a sample paged, which I sent. It
> performed flawlessly. PDFX1A came up when I asked if they had any
> specific requirements before I sent them the files.
> Thnaks to all who replied with suggestions and advice.
> ⓒ Gerard Cunningham
do you really think, you own any copyright over the replies you're quoting here?
mmmh... all your bases are belong to me.
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