[scribus] LSI compatible export to PDF?

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Apr 24 16:31:44 UTC 2012

On 04/24/2012 09:04 AM, guerrier wrote:
>> Message: 5
>> Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2012 10:58:56 +0200
>> From: Richard Foley<richard.foley at rfi.net>
>> To: Scribus Mailing List<scribus at lists.scribus.net>
>> Subject: [scribus] LSI compatible export to PDF?
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>> Hi folks,
>> I'm trying to export an LSI compatible PDF for a small colour book. From what
>> I've google'd, I believe a "PDF 1.3 (Acrobat 4) might be the closest I can get
>> to conform with PDF/X-1a:2001. However, I also see a "PDF/X-3" option, which
>> appears tantalizingly close. Can anyone clarify, please?
> LSI has clarified PDF/X-1a:2001 compliance in this pdf.
> http://www1.lightningsource.com/ops/files/pod/LSI_FileCreationGuide.pdf
> SNAP has a very enlightening pdf that also clarifies pdf/x
> http://www.snapquality.com/uploads/SNAP_2011_V_3.pdf

Not sure which platform Richard is using, but if it's Linux, he could 
use version 1.5.0 to export to PDF/X-1a if needed. I would advise doing 
the work in 1.4.0, then load into 1.5.0 for the export.


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