[scribus] Problem with PDF file not always opening

Ian Whitfield editor at federalsaints.net
Sun Feb 21 13:54:37 CET 2010

Hi All

I posted a question some days back and it got 'wound up' in that mess 
with the guy trying to unsubscribe!!!

I never saw any comments or replies to my question and think it might 
have gone un-noticed in the palaver. I really need to 'crack' this and 
therefore am re-submitting to see if anyone has any ideas. The file in 
question can be found at www.federalsaints.net under 'Publications' and 
'Journals' and is for February 2010, No 62.

This is the original post...........

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 and 
neither do I testing across 3 Windows machines and two Linux machines 
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 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???

Thanks Guys.
*/_Ian Whitfield _/*


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