[scribus] Graphics to PDF Question
Cindy Jones Lantier
cindy at lantier.org
Sun Apr 15 05:02:38 UTC 2012
Thanks so much for all this information! Using a TIFF instead of a JPG
solved the problem, so both my graphic artist and I learned something new!
From: Patrick Ernst [mailto:patrick at aroaustralia.com]
Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2012 8:50 PM
To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
Subject: Re: [scribus] Graphics to PDF Question
On 14/04/12 21:58, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 04/14/2012 03:55 AM, Cindy Jones Lantier wrote:
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: William F. Maddock [mailto:billsey at earthlink.net]
>> Sent: Saturday, April 14, 2012 12:16 AM
>> To: Scribus User Mailing List
>> Subject: Re: [scribus] Graphics to PDF Question
>> 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.
>> Hey William!
>> I've sent her an email asking her to do as you suggested ... I hope
>> the fix is this simple!
> There is a program called pdftk which will allow you to combine PDFs.
If you like a simple graphical interface, PDFShuffler is a very handy tool
for combining PDFs adn shuffling pages around.
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