[scribus] Really weird printing problem 1.3.5Rc1

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Wed Jun 3 01:30:02 CEST 2009

On Tue, 2 Jun 2009 16:25:04 -0700
John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> dijo:

> OK, I think this is a bug, but it's so bizarro that I can't help but
> think that it's just JJJ being stupid. So I thought I would ask here
> before filing a bug report.
> Pages 35-40 of a document used to contain full page tables exported to
> file from OOo pages, one page at a time. Scribus imported the PS files
> as groups, one for each page. They printed fine, but later the
> proofreader found enough errors that I decided to redo all five groups
> of PS objects as native Scribus text and graphics rather than redo them
> in OOo and reprint to file. Therefore, I deleted all six groups of PS
> graphics. 
> After I remade the pages with native Scribus text frames and graphics
> (just lines, really), I printed the five pages to a Laserjet 4+. The
> first four pages printed just fine. The last two had the new Scribus
> data on them, and *also had the original PS images*, so I had both
> images, one image superimposed on top of the other.
> The original PS images for those two pages are not in the document. OK,
> they must be in the document, else how could Scribus be sending them to
> the printer? But they do not appear on screen. Preflight Manager sees
> nothing. Manage Images sees nothing. Plus, I *know* I deleted all six
> of them. 
> Shaking head in bafflement. Does anyone have any suggestions?

I forgot to add:

Printing the pages to CUPS-PDF produces a PDF file that looks identical
to the incorrect print output. But exporting the pages to PDF from
Scribus produces a PDF file with the correct pages (without the ghost

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