[scribus] export as pdf makes everything a bit smaller

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Tue Dec 12 23:42:36 UTC 2017

On 12/12/2017 06:30 PM, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> On 12/12/2017 05:47 PM, JLuc wrote:
>> Le 12/12/2017 à 20:51, mick crane a écrit :
>>> hello,
>>> I'm not very good with Scribus.
>>> previously doing the same sort of thing exporting a page as a pdf has
>>> worked OK but this one export as PDF makes everything a bit smaller
>>> text and images.
>>> Any blindingly obvious reason why this might be ?
>> when you look at the PDF on a screen, then maybe your screen is smaller ?
>> when you print it, then maybe you changed some option of the printing
>> tool, of the driver, or of the printer ?
> Here is something to try out:
> Have your document page onscreen with Scribus.
> Now import the same page as a vector drawing and superimpose it on the
> Scribus document (without resizing). Note that your imported PDF "page"
> will not fill the physical page unless you have objects which go to the
> edges of the page.
> Do you see any discrepancy? I just tried this and saw no size difference.

I just looked back and noticed you're using 1.4.6, where you can't
import PDFs as vector -- one of the many reasons to move up to 1.5.3.
And you can still keep your 1.4.6.


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