[Scribus] Exporting a pdf to import into scribus: icc colour pofiles

Louis Desjardins louis.desjardins
Wed Jul 18 16:03:21 CEST 2007

2007/7/18, Conal <conal at southsidemedia.org>:
> Am Mittwoch, 11. Juli 2007 12:13 schrieb Conal:
> > Hi
> >
> > Working on the August edition of G41 Newspaper here in Glasgow. We have
> > just started creating the adverts to go in the paper as PDF files
> instead
> > of JPEGs. We do this with Scribus. We then import these PDF files into
> > Scribus as we are putting together the paper
> >Should I PDF the individual adverts with the "use icc profile" boxes
> marked, or
> > will this confuse the final PDF'ing process?
> >Hi Conal,
> >the icc profiles shouldn't work at all with placed PDFs (this is fixed in
> >, so the answer is no.
> >May I ask why you skipped JPEG in favour of PDF? Why don't you use TIFF
> >instead (there's a chapter about image formats in the docs)?
> >HTH
> >Christoph
> Why PDFs? I recently discovered that importing the adverts as pdf's using
> File>Import>Import EPS/PS seemed to add them as vector graphics with
> vectorised fonts, rather than bitmaps, so the print quality is much
> sharper.
> However I made a big mistake this time: I thought importing PDF's into
> image
> frames would also place them with vector data. The paper is back from the
> printers now and I see that this is not the case, the adverts are
> obviously
> bitmaps.
> Next time I will import the PDF'd adverts using File>Import>Import EPS/PS,
> then import the relevant photo's for the adverts separately. Or maybe I
> should just create the averts hi-res tiffs using Gimp?


Keeping vectors as vectors until the end of the process is imo always a
better solution. It's resolution independant and keeps the files' weight


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