[scribus] PDF error "An error exists on this page"

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Thu Mar 25 14:34:12 CET 2010

On 03/25/2010 09:11 AM, Marco Boeringa wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am using the stable release of Scribus on Windows XP SP3.
> I recently made some adjustments to a Scribus document and exported it
> to PDF. No problems saving or opening the *.sla file in Scribus, and the
> Prelight Verifier did not return any issues (at least not for the PDF
> 1.5 format, I do have some transparencies).
> When I tried to print the document, after having it printed and closing
> the print dialog in Adobe Reader, Adobe Reader returned an "an error
> exists on this page" warning, including a message that some elements
> might not be displayed correctly (all did).
> I haven't had this before with previous versions of the Scribus document
> and exported PDF's, but it seems a quite common error with PDF documents
> when I Google for the error, but little clue's as to how to solve it.
> How do I find out what is wrong with the Scribus document? Any good way
> to find a problematic "object" in Scribus (except Preflight Verifier,
> which didn't turn up anything)?

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