[scribus] Washed out colors, no transparencies

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Thu Apr 23 19:19:13 CEST 2009

Am Donnerstag, 23. April 2009 17:56:51 schrieb wingsgroup:
> wingsgroup wrote:
> > I just saved my sla file as a PDF (1.3) and there were a couple issues
> > with it. For one thing, the colors look washed out compared to the sla
> > file. Also, I had a couple transparent blocks that did not show up as
> > transparent, but solid instead. Any ideas as to what I should do??
> As for the transparencies, I cannot save the PDF as 1.4 because Lulu.com
> requires that I save as 1.3. So, I am still stuck there and would
> appreciate any more suggestions!

Save the file as PDF 1.4 and open it in Adobe Reader. Then print a PostScript 
file with AR and use ps2pdf13 on the command line to convert the PS file to 
PDF 1.3


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