[scribus] Scribus as technical drawing tool
John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Thu Apr 12 01:31:56 UTC 2012
On 11/04/2012 09:05, ale rimoldi wrote:
> hi john,
>> As it stands, the logo only consists of filled and stroked rectangles
>> and stroked and filled Arial text. I can't imagine that logos would
>> come a lot simpler, but when I try and import it into Scribus I get a
>> message saying that there are unsuported features, and the text is no
>> longer bounded by the rectangles.
>> I've put a copy of my attempt at the .svg logo at
> select all the text item and do "path> object to path". do it on a
> copy of your svg in order to keep the editable version.
Thanks. That certainly is importable. There is still a grumble about
unsupported features, and the aspect ratio is a bit wrong, but that's
easily corrected, and the image quality on screen in scribus, and in the
generated PDFs is great.
Very good. Roll on the support of a fuller set of PDF features !
There has been some strangeness though. On some of my attempts to import
the SVG, nothing appeared. When I now try and make a PDF, I get warning
messages about "Free Objects". There are various texts, layers, rects
and paths, and something identified as g3060. All are shown as "Object
is not on a Page".
Any clues as to how this might have arisen, and how to get rid of
Many thanks, J/.
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