[scribus] Unknown Exception Error - help?

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Fri May 29 04:57:26 CEST 2009

Jessica Evans wrote:
> Hi Ermin,
> It looks like we're using the same settings with two exceptions:
> * In my export attempt, pictures are set to 600dpi (because the image 
> quality really matters in my hardcopy prints.) I don't know if this is 
> causing the problem. I could try reducing it.
> * The other possibility I can think of is that my preflight gives a 
> complaint about embedded PDFs as images.  I could change this by 
> demanding that my advertisers supply tiff instead of PDF to me, but they 
> don't want to, and so I don't want to ask it of them.  I hope that isn't 
> the problem, since they all universally prefer to give me PDFs.
> I used these same PDF advertisements last month, and also the same image 
> file setting, with no problem.

As an experiment you could always convert the PDFs to tiffs externally 
and see if that has any effect ?

Out of interest, how much memory does your PC have, and how much swap 
space ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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