[scribus] PDF Export Issue

Peter Linnell plinnell at scribus.net
Sat Jul 7 00:42:09 UTC 2012

On 07/06/2012 08:39 AM, john Culleton wrote:
> On Mon, 2 Jul 2012 18:26:13 +0000
> Steve Czajka <steveczajka at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am Steve, the managing editor for GIMP Magazine.  We were planning
>> to build the magazine using open source Scribus, but we ran into an
>> issue. ISSUE: Scribus PDF Export leaves a red border outline on every
>> page. WORKFLOW:-open scribus 1.4.1 on Windows Vista-New document
>> (accept all defaults)-export PDF (accept all defaults)-open PDF
>> document in Adobe reader 9 (see attached PDF document) We need to
>> make decisions on the software we use to make the magazine.  We would
>> obvious love to use Scribus open source software if this issue can be
>> solved.  Kindly let us know as soon as possible. ThanksSteve


There is a setting in Acro Reader for enabling the display of certain
boxes, like page margins and etc.

Edit > Preferences > Page Display and see if "Show art trim and bleed
boxes" are enabled.  This is most likely causing the red border.


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