[scribus] Scribus PDF Error

Frank Cox melville.theatre at gmail.com
Fri Apr 2 18:40:54 CEST 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-02 at 10:30 -0600, Mike Sleger wrote:
> All the images are .tif files.  Only one image is "large", an 8 1/2 x
> 11 cover image on page 1, but when I was setting up the document
> template and testing PDF export prior to populating the content pages,
> the cover image had already been placed and exported just fine (part
> of the testing purpose was to verify image resolution in the PDF) - so
> I don't think the crash is due to the full-page .tif on page 1.

It's easy to find out -- remove that image and see if the problem goes
away.  If it does, you have found the problem.

I have found that Scribus will crash if you're using bad graphics (which
can sometimes be fixed by loading the graphic into Gimp and re-saving
it) or bad fonts (the $1.95 for 1500 fonts CD's that you find for sale
in junk shops).

I suspect you have either a bad font or a bad graphic.  The way to find
out which is to remove the elements one at a time until the problem goes
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