[scribus] Scribus PDF Error

Mike Sleger chappa-ai at msn.com
Sat Apr 3 05:35:46 CEST 2010

Because lower resolution doesn't print as well.  Better print quality means higher bitmap resolution.

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  From: John Jason Jordan<mailto:johnxj at comcast.net> 
  To: scribus at lists.scribus.net<mailto:scribus at lists.scribus.net> 
  Sent: Friday, April 02, 2010 7:59 PM
  Subject: Re: [scribus] Scribus PDF Error

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