[Scribus] PDF generated from Scribus doesn't print right

frank gaude' tanzen
Tue Mar 27 20:30:50 CEST 2007

John Beale wrote:
>  > I generated this PDF with Scribus:
>  > http://people.angulosolido.pt/~gustavo/scribus/probPDF/problem.pdf
>  > and although it opens fine on Adobe Reader, whenever I try to print it
>  > result is half a page of pixelated content, along with a perfect half...
> Adobe Acrobat 7 for Windows XP reports the above PDF document is 16.5 x 
> 11.7" in size, and it is just a lossy-compressed bitmap, without vector or 
> font info. Is that what you intended? Is this your original layout or was 
> this scanned in from an existing print? I only have a US letter-sized 
> printer (8.5 x 11 inches) but for what it is worth, when asked to print 
> just page 1, Acrobat 7 did print out the first page correctly (the one that 
> is shown pixellized in your PNG example)
>  > http://people.angulosolido.pt/~gustavo/scribus/probPDF/print_result.png
It's a 11 x 17 spread... both text and photo seem normal. I see no 
problem with the PDF, using Ubuntu 6.10 and Adobe Reader 7.0. The fonts 
may not be embedded and my system is replacing them with Ariel, not sure.


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