[scribus] export as pdf makes everything a bit smaller

mick crane mick.crane at gmail.com
Wed Dec 13 03:36:15 UTC 2017

On 2017-12-12 23:42, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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.
> Greg

that is probably why I cannot open the PDF back into Scribus.



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