[scribus] pdf import
eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Thu Sep 4 10:58:21 CEST 2008
Christian Schulz schrieb:
> Am 03.09.2008 um 12:11 schrieb Rolf-Werner Eilert:
>> Hi Christian,
>> on my system, Scribus is complaining every time, but on the print-out
>> you can see that it runs flawlessly. The 72 dpi is for display only,
>> at least as far as I know. A long time ago, I had to make sure that
>> the output resolution of Scribus' pdf would match that of the imported
>> ones, but I couldn't say if it's still relevant as they match here
>> anyway. I need to make pdfs of tables from Word - I convert them into
>> pdfs in OpenOffice and have it on 600 dpi - then import them as you did.
> What scribus tells you in your case? Does scribus shows in the file
> loader that the imported pdf file (create an image frame and
> right-click on it, select "get image", and load a pdf) has 600 dpi?
Ha, have never cared about it yet :-) Just had a look, it says "size 842
x 595 / resolution 72 x 72 dpi / color space: unknown"
>> The only thing I do see is that it takes a lot of time to print those
>> pages with imported pdfs on them. I guess it's got something to do
>> with the way Scribus translates them into PS for printing or making
>> pdfs, respectively.
>> Maybe it helps if you just have Scribus make a pdf and watch it in
>> KPDF or Adobe or something on a large scale to be sure it is printed
> I did generate a pdf file to see how it looks like. It is far better
> than that what you see in the scribus editor when you enlarge them.
> However still you can see that the fonts of the imported pdf are not as
> sharped as when you write the text with scribus.
Maybe a smoothening algorithm to make fonts look nicer on screen? Or:
did you enlarge it to very, very large?
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