[scribus] PDF text field not interactive

John Gideon Howard john.g.howard at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 21:53:59 CET 2009

Thanks a.l.e, but I'm still having the problem.
To clarify, the pdf looks fine, but in the lates Adobe Reader, I
cannot type inside form fields.

I didn't know my version of Scribus inunstable, but wouldn't this bug
be caught by now?


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 2:54 PM, a.l.e <ale.comp_06 at xox.ch> wrote:
> hi john,
>> I'm new to Scribus and excited about the program.  I'm using Scribus
>> Version 1.3.6svn, Build ID: C-*-T-*-C1.8.6-Windows.
> not a stable version... i think you know it...
>> The pdf exported from Scribus shows the interactive text fields, but
>> they are not working- I cannot type inside them.
> you're supposed to fill them in acrobat reader (or, maybe, in other pdf
> readers which support the form functionality).
> is this what you have tried?
>> Do I need to have Ghostscript installed?  I did not realize I needed
>> to install Ghostscript first, until it was too late.
> basically, you only need ghostscript only for importing eps and for
> using the print preview (which for most uses you can replace by the pdf
> generation). so: you're mostly safe without it.
> have fun
> a.l.e
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