[scribus] Cropping invisible image areas on PDF export

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 28 19:28:00 CET 2010

On 01/26/2010 08:34 AM, Daniel Berlin wrote:
> Hi,
> is there a way to crop image data that lies outside
> the scribus image frames on export to PDF?
> When I inspected Scribus-made PDFs I realized that
> the images are exported to PDF in total although areas
> of the images may be covered (that is, "behind") other
> images or outside the image frame because of it being
> smaller than the contained image.
> I'm not sure if the scripts for web-optimising Scribus
> PDFs handle this task -- or do they?
This is why we recommend using an image editor to crop images, 
especially when the part you use is a small fraction of the image, and 
there are a lot of images.

If you need to keep the original, just work with a cropped copy.


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