[scribus] Problem (or bug?) with PDF-Export in 1.5.1

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Sun Mar 20 12:58:55 UTC 2016

On 03/20/2016 08:15 AM, Malte Neumann wrote:
> Hello all!
> I've installed the latest Windowsversion 1.5.1 and I have detected an
> failure with the PDF-Export with a certain font. The Problem is, that
> the character 'i' is not displayed in the adobe reader. If I export the
> same document with an older 1.5.0svn it works correctly.
> I have exported in pdf x-3 and subset all fonts. The failure only
> occure, when the "fonts to subset" is enabled, which is the only option
> in pdf x3.
> In the attachment you find: My testdocument and the fonts. I can't add
> the generated due to the mailsize limit.
> My enviroment:
>  * Windows 7 64bit (german)
>  * Scribus 1.5.1:
>    14 Februar 2016
>    Build ID: C-*-T-*-C1.14.6-Windows-64bit
>    Ghostscript-Version: 9.10
>  * Scribus 1.5.0svn:
>    19 Mai 2015
>    Build ID: C-*-T-*-C1.12.18-Windows-64bit
>    Ghostscript-Version: 9.10
> Is this behaviour a bug or a missconfiguration in the new version on my pc?

I have seen this end up being a display issue in Adobe Reader. To see if
this might be the case, first increase the zoom of the page in Adobe
Reader and see if the 'i' shows up, since it may be a rasterization and
antialiasing issue. The ultimate test is to see if the 'i' prints on paper.


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