[scribus] Scribus PDF Error

John Jason Jordan johnxj at comcast.net
Sat Apr 3 03:59:16 CEST 2010

On Fri, 2 Apr 2010 19:09:34 -0600
Mike Sleger <chappa-ai at msn.com> dijo:

>Scribus PDF export just doesn't seem to like large images.  My TIF
>image is 5100 x 6599 at 600 dpi (96.2 MB) and looks fine, prints fine
>from Scribus.  Export bombs.  Resaving the .tif doesn't fix the
>problem.  BMP isn't supported, so that format is out.  GIF requires
>indexed color and this is a true-color image, so that format is out.
>Changing to PNG format (12.0 MB) also bombs on export.  Just for
>kicks, tried JPG (14.9 MB) and export again bombed.  Tried XPM format
>(105 MB and resolution changed to 72 dpi so PreFlight warns for image
>resolution less than 144 dpi) and export still bombed.  Conclusion:
> doesn't handle images greater than some particular maximum
>size (unless there's some trick that I'm not aware of for getting this
>to work).

Why do you need the image to be 600 dpi?

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