[scribus] Please help-Scribus issues
dmccorqu at bigpond.net.au
Mon Jul 27 05:05:43 CEST 2009
Try converting type to outline prior to creating pdf.
On Sun, 2009-07-26 at 22:57 -0400, THOU Mangement wrote:
> Ok, John I used your cover template generator and everything was fine until
> I exported to PDF. All of the information comes out great except for the
> text where I am using Edwardian Script. Is there something wrong with that
> font? Do I need to do something first before I export to PDF. Or do I just
> need to use a different font? Any help would be appreciated.
> ...and do have a nice day!!!!
> -----Original Message-----
> From: scribus-bounces at lists.scribus.net
> [mailto:scribus-bounces at lists.scribus.net] On Behalf Of John Culleton
> Sent: Friday, July 24, 2009 3:30 PM
> To: Scribus User Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [scribus] Please help-Scribus issues
> On Friday 24 July 2009 03:04:46 pm THOU Mangement wrote:
> > Ok. I managed to create the cover by redrawing my lines over the
> > LSI template. But I am having another issue, when I export to PDF
> > my results comes out haphazard. It's like some of my images are
> > there and others are not and hardly any of the text came across.
> > I looked in the fonts panel and saw all of my embedded fonts but
> > my cover does not show the text. I set all my parameters for
> > exporting as usual but maybe I missed something. I will check my
> > parameters again and retry the export. Can any of you think about
> > what I may have missed during an export to PDF. I think maybe I
> > will have to reinstall Scribus 188.8.131.52 or go and buy InDesign to
> > do my cover. Thanks for any help you can give me.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: scribus-bounces at lists.scribus.net
> > [mailto:scribus-bounces at lists.scribus.net] On Behalf Of THOU
> > Management, Inc
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 3:13 PM
> > To: scribus at lists.scribus.net
> > Subject: Re: [scribus] Please help-Scribus issues
> > I am using 184.108.40.206. Also it was pulling the template fine on
> > Saturday into Scribus but when I went back to start all over
> > ->>PDF to EPS to SLA the lines would not come into Scribus. I
> > think I did something in my preferences but I cant seem to figure
> > it out because when I pull in the last cover I created for
> > another book the lines are there. The version I have does not
> > give you the option to import Tiff or PNG. Is there anything in
> > the Preferences or Document Setup I need to change in order for
> > the lines to show up? My template from LSI is one single page
> > cover B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound
> > on white with 152 pages. It' s a real simple template and I have
> > not had this problem before with LSI templates.
> > John. I will get the PPI from LSI and try your template generator
> > if all else fails. Thanks for your suggestions.
> > Vera
> > .and do have nice day!!!
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> > From: THOU Management, Inc [mailto:thoumanagement at comcast.net]
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 21, 2009 12:37 AM
> > To: 'scribus at lists.scribus.net'
> > Subject: Please help-Scribus issues
> > Importance: High
> > I am having serious problems with Scribus. When I export my PDF
> > Template from LSi to a .eps file and bring it into Scribus I am
> > missing my cover page and spine lines. I have the lines in PDF
> > but I am not able to see it in Scribus. Please, please help. I
> > have spent all day on this and to no avail. I am desparate.
> > Should I just reload Scribus ans start from scratch?
> > Vera
> My help is listed in my sig block below. Cheaper and less trouble
> than InDesign. Why people using Scribus bother with the LSI
> template is beyond me. You can draw up your own template after a
> visit to:
> Some authors tell me that they sent LSI a cover in the form of a
> TIFF file and it worked just fine. Haven't tried it myself but
> maybe I'll experiment.
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