[scribus] Scribus unable to import pdf file

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Sep 8 16:57:15 CEST 2010

On Wednesday 08 September 2010 06:19:37 Peter Nermander wrote:
> > Using  scribus-1.3.8-1.fc13.i686
> > I have a few pdf files I tried to open with scribus.
> > Scribus failed to open every single one of them.
> Scribus can not _open_ PDF files. Scribus is not intended to edit
> PDF files.
> Scribus can create PDF files, and pages from PDF files can be
> imported into Scribus (like you import an image).
> /Peter
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More precisely Scribus can IMPORT a one-page pdf file using the 
menu item. It cannot use a pdf file as an argument to an image frame 
insert function. It is a mistake that many of us have made at least 

Think file menu. imported PDF file will make its own image frame.
John Culleton
Wexford Press
"Create Book Covers with Scribus"
Printable E-book 38 pages $5.95

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