[scribus] Adobe Reader does not print Scribus pdf

Plinnell mrdocs at scribus.info
Tue May 13 13:24:22 CEST 2008

On Tuesday 13 May 2008 08:32:05 Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
> Tino Schwarze schrieb:
> > On Thu, May 08, 2008 at 08:32:12AM +0200, Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
> >> on my new machine, with Suse 10.3 and the latest Adobe Reader installed,
> >> I experience a strange thing: Scribus pdfs aren't printed, i. e. they
> >> are there but just stay blank pages. Adobe Reader will show the pages
> >> on-screen, but it neither prints them directly to a printer nor sends
> >> them to kprinter.
> >>
> >> For our church's monthly newsletter, I use Scribus for layout, then make
> >> a pdf of it, load it into Adobe Reader, print it into a ps-file, then
> >> let it be made up by psbook and psnup, and finally send it to kprinter.
> >
> > You might want to try xpdf's pdftops. I found it to be superior to Adobe
> > Reader's output in several cases.
> >
> > I've got no idea about the Adobe Reader issue though.
> >
> > Tino.
> Thanks for that tip, I'll try that instead.
> Rolf


Failure to print can be caused by some of the settings in the Adobe Reader 
printer panel. Try one changing PS level and "preserve printer memory"  to 

Hope that helps,


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