[scribus] PDF image crashing Scribus

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Tue Sep 15 02:21:18 CEST 2009

Am Montag, 14. September 2009 19:49:14 schrieb John Harrold:
> Howdy,
> I have a PDF figure in Scribus that I created in Inkscape (Inkscape -->
> export to PDF). When ever I try to create a PDF in Scribus of my document
> it crashes when the PDF created in Inkscape is part of the document. When I
> remove that pdf and have others I've also created in Inkscape present, I
> can save the Scribus document as a PDF just fine.
> I've uploaded a zip file with a minimal example of what I'm experiencing.
> The file 'test.sla' contains a document with the pdf I'm having trouble
> with. The file 'test.pdf' is how far it gets in the export before Scribus
> dies.  The Inkscape output I'm trying to put into Scribus is 'image.pdf',
> and 'crash_report.txt' is the file report generated by OS X when Scribus
> crashes.
> http://dl.getdropbox.com/u/1901170/scribus_crash_test.zip
> I was hoping someone could give me some idea of what I'm doing in image.pdf
> that is causing the system to crash.
> Thanks,
> John

That PDF is broken. You can, however, open it with Adobe Reader, print a 
PostScript file and import the result as a vector file. This will export to 
PDF just fine.



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