[scribus] Problem with PDF file not always opening

jack chapman jaqzswan at googlemail.com
Fri Feb 19 09:56:58 CET 2010

Please remove me from your email list   Ta Jack

On 19/02/2010, Ian Whitfield <editor at federalsaints.net> wrote:
> SORRY!!! - I sent as HTML by mistake. This was the question.......
> Hi All
> I seem to have a problem with the Journal I publish.
> I prepare it in Scribus on my Kubuntu 9.10 machine. When
> finished I export as a PDF. However because of the resulting size of the
> file I then transfer this to my Windows machine. Open with FoxIt PDF
> Reader and select Print to PDF Creator. By selecting 72 point (as
> recommended by Jluc) I get a nice viewable image AND a reduction of file
> size of about 75%. This is the file I publish.
> The majority of the people who get the file have no problem with it BUT
> a significant number are reporting problems such as only the first page
> opening, program freezes, program takes several minutes to open each
> page etc etc!!
> Can anyone offer a solution for this? The file works perfectly here for
> me and as I said MOST of the people who get it also have no problems.
> The only thing I wonder about is the PDF export version setting in
> Scribus. It is currently on 1.4 - should I try 1.3 at all???
> The publication in question can be found at www.federalsaints under
> 'Publications' and the file is February 2010 - FSJ62.pdf
> Any help would be greatly appreciated
> Ian Whitfield.
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