[scribus] Embed, subset, or outline?

Joerg Bergmann email at jbergmann.de
Tue Mar 23 12:23:28 CET 2010

Am Dienstag, den 23.03.2010, 12:10 +0100 schrieb Peter Nermander:
> > So now the question is, what the hell is Scribus doing when it exports
> > a PDF?
> Other programs usually place text row by row, but Scribus place it
> glyph by glyph to keep full control of placement.
> That's what makes Scribus generated PDFs so big.
> (So one can wonder why Scribus even has the option to make linked text
> frames into PDF stories, because braille or speach readers fail anyway
> becuase of the glyph by glyph placement...)
I would have such behaviour as an option (in case the document layout
is in need of it), but not the default way. Having glyph by glyph
placement the default is, in my opinion, a design bug.


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