[scribus] Graphics to PDF Question

William F. Maddock billsey at earthlink.net
Sat Apr 14 07:16:22 UTC 2012

On Fri, 2012-04-13 at 23:17 -0700, Cindy Jones Lantier wrote:
> Hi! I am very much an amateur when it comes to desk top publishing. A few
> months ago I worked through the Scribus tutorial, so I thought I had enough
> skills to put together a small 'zine.  I am, however, running up against one
> problem related to graphics that I don't know what to do with. My graphics
> girl designed a nice title page for me. When I dropped the graphic into the
> title page of my document, it looked different than it does when I look at
> the it in Photoshop. Some of the black text had turned white and there were
> opacity issues; I think she used transparency in some of the layers. She's
> not familiar with Scribus, so the only thing she really knew how to do was
> to save it as a PDF on her end (and it looks great!) and she told me that
> with Adobe Reader, I should be able to combine the two PDFs (her graphic
> title page and the rest of my document). I think I can do that, but here's
> the thing - I'm wanting to export it to print as a booklet. So, how do I
> combine the two PDFs in such a way that they will still have the pages in
> the correct order? Or is there some other way I should approach this?


Have your graphic artist save the cover art as a TIFF. You can then
import that into an image frame in Scribus.

> Thanks so much for any guidance you can give me!

No problem.

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