[scribus] Making PDFs

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 11 17:26:13 CET 2010

On 03/11/2010 09:12 AM, Andrew Ampers Taylor wrote:
> I had a problem sending up a PDF of a 12 page A4 Scribus document to ISSUU.
> (ISSUU is a website that publishes documents for people.)
> I read the ISSUU instructions for formatting the PDF and there was one part
> that said the fonts should be embedded but not in outline format.
> I found I could only choose "not embedded" or "embedded and outline" format.
> Whilst the latter would not work with ISSUU I was fortunate enough to be
> successful by not embedding my fonts.
> Is this a problem of my not understanding the terminology here, or is there
> a problem within the PDF making code within Scribus?
> I am using whatever stable edition is sitting in the Ubuntu 9.10 repository.

There may a problem with embedding certain fonts. You might try using to see if that helps but it may not, depending on the font.

If fonts are outlined, then extracting the text will not likely be 
possible, and the file may be much bigger.


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