[scribus] Really weird printing problem 1.3.5Rc1

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Wed Jun 3 03:04:41 CEST 2009

Am Mittwoch, 3. Juni 2009 01:30:02 schrieb John Jason Jordan:
> 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
> image).

That sounds like an ugly bug. However, it would be interesting to know if the 
deleted PS files are still listed in the Document Outline.


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