[scribus] Printing service problem with Scribus

Peter Nermander peter at nermander.se
Tue Jan 13 10:58:48 UTC 2015

> Now on the flyer, there were Umlauts and special letters from other
> languages defect, French C-cedile, Spanish Nje and "f " instead of "...".
> This happened at many places in the documents, but not everywhere. There is
> only one font used, but different weight and colors, but I can see no
> coincidence here. The same font weight and color is good on the poster, but
> defect on the flyer. The same font with different color and weight produces
> defect and normal letters on the flyer.

Are all fonts embedded in both files? Subset or not?

> Today, another guy said "oh, Scribus, that's typical, we have much trouble
> like this with Scribus PDFs. Better try another program".

Next time, tell them Scribus PDFs are compliant with the PDF standard and
that they should get a new RIP that can handle modern PDFs :)

Simply put: If the file shows correct in Adobe Reader it should print fine.

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