[scribus] Page number artefacts on browser display (firefox)

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed Oct 28 11:58:28 UTC 2015

On 10/28/2015 05:37 AM, Douglas Ray wrote:
> My website is stuffed and I seek a quick workaround.
> I have a CMYK book, early pages unnumbered, the rest of the
> pages numbered.
> When I view the PDF export through firefox, I get a funny
> glyph on the 'unnumbered' pages, where a page number would be.
> (looks like an uppercase U with a grave accent)
> This happens whether I've used a RGB export for web (PDF 1.3)
> or the CMYK export for printer (PDF/X-3).
> The symbol is not visible in any of my ordinary PDF displays.
> Also it doesn't happen when I view the same file with Safari.
> Only when I link to it in a web page on firefox; i haven't
> tried chrome or IE.
> Does anyone recognise this?
> Is there a workaround to prevent this?

Have you looked at it with Adobe Reader outside of Firefox?
The other thing to do is to go back to Scribus to see if there is
anything at all in the place where this item appears on those pages,
even some empty frame.

If you find nothing in Adobe Reader and nothing in Scribus, this is some
display issue with Firefox.


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