[scribus] Export PDF 1.4

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Jul 24 22:24:02 UTC 2011

On 07/24/2011 04:08 PM, Barry McKenna wrote:
> On 7/24/2011 7:34 AM, David Cairns wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am making up pages for a events program and the commercial printer
>> wants the pages in pdf 1.4format. After I finish a page I EXPORT it as
>> PDF1.4, I cannot find the exported PDF on my computer I can only see
>> the page as an .sla file.
>> Please advise
>> Dave Cairns
> It's possible that if you attempt to export your .sla file again to pdf,
> the pdf export dialog will show you a path in the filename edit box at
> the top that is likely to be that path for your previous export to .pdf.
> Otherwise just export it again (to pdf 1.4 or whatever), and this time
> pay attention to the path in the filename edit box at the top.

I've done this many times -- "lost" PDFs, and what I do is what Barry 
suggests. Where your PDFs go at times seems mysterious, but I think it 
may depend on your system default settings, or where you last saved a 
PDF, since it's not a setting in Preferences (at least specifically for 


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