[scribus] LaTeX Render Frame error on export in 1.5.4 macOS
John K. Parejko
parejkoj at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 17:01:55 UTC 2018
Yes, I can generate PDFs from LaTeX, using either pdflatex or xelatex. Scribus even seems to be able to do so itself: the Render frame preview appears to be built correctly within Scribus, showing the rendered LaTeX in place.
Is there a way to see the full the command that Scribus is running?
> On 27Dec 2018, at 07:52, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 12/27/18 4:06 AM, John K. Parejko wrote:
>> I’m having trouble with Render frames on macOS (10.13.6). They preview ok in Scribus (1.5.4), but I cannot generate the PDF, getting an error like the following after clicking “save” on the PDF export window:
>> Cannot write the file:
>> Failed to load an image : /var/folders/1s/x4hsw5kj4pdbnlvfw75zzkv40000gq/T/scribus_temp_render_QUKzdK.pdf
>> The preflight checker also claims that the render frame “Object is a placed PDF”, which I guess the output is, but that seems misleading given the goal of the render frame.
>> I’ve put a “Collect for output” version of the scribus project here:
>> My only guess is that it might be related to the System Integrity Protection (SIP) introduced in macOS 10.11. I get the error whether I start by opening Scribus via the App icon, or by running `/Applications/Scribus.app/Contents/MacOS/Scribus` from a terminal.
>> Any suggestions on how to handle this are welcome. The error message doesn’t provide much guidance.
> Hi John,
> Can you successfully create a PDF with Latex outside of Scribus? This would be a basic step to ensure you have the parts of LaTeX that you need. On Linux, you specifically need pdflatex to generate PDFs.
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