[scribus] Compare.pdf (crossposted)
john at wexfordpress.com
Sat Jan 29 21:46:37 CET 2011
On Saturday 29 January 2011 15:38:47 John Culleton wrote:
> On Saturday 29 January 2011 15:29:16 Barry McKenna wrote:
> > On 1/29/2011 11:47 AM, John Culleton wrote:
> > > With the generous help of others I put together a set of
> > > samples of the same text as set by various programs, TeX,
> > > Scribus, OO Writer, MSWord, InDesign and PagePlus.
> > >
> > > IMO TeX, InDesign and Scribus form the first tier, PagePlus
> > > almost makes it and the two word processors bring up the rear.
> > > I used 1.5.0 (my usual tool) for the Scribus samples.
> > >
> > > Download it here and make up your own list of winners and also
> > > rans: http://wexfordpress.com/tex/compare.pdf
> > John,
> > It may be a particular Windows/Scribus/pdf issue with my
> > system/HP 1018 - or not, I don't know - but the Scribus
> > printed output looks distinctly different from the Tex and
> > Open Writer; the same as my Scribus (1.3.9) to pdf output
> > when I _don't_ "Embed PDF": The printed output looks a bit
> > jagged under a loop as when the font is converted to outlines.
> > Barry
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> It is possible that I messed up. I'll check. But the issue I am
> addressing is the layout of the text, hyphenation, space between
> words and the like, and not the typeface as such.
I blew those samples up in Acrobat Reader to 800% and the text was
perfectly smooth. No jaggies. Try AR instead of your loupe.
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