[scribus] Really weird printing problem 1.3.5Rc1
christoph-schaefer at gmx.de
Wed Jun 3 04:25:03 CEST 2009
Am Mittwoch, 3. Juni 2009 02:52:25 schrieb John Jason Jordan:
> On Wed, 3 Jun 2009 03:04:41 +0200
> Christoph Schäfer <christoph-schaefer at gmx.de> dijo:
> > Am Mittwoch, 3. Juni 2009 01:30:02 schrieb John Jason Jordan:
> > > On Tue, 2 Jun 2009 16:25:04 -0700
> > >
> > > John Jason Jordan <johnxj at comcast.net> dijo:
> > > > OK, I think this is a bug, but it's so bizarro that I can't help but
> > > > think that it's just JJJ being stupid. So I thought I would ask here
> > > > before filing a bug report.
> > > >
> > > > Pages 35-40 of a document used to contain full page tables exported
> > > > to file from OOo pages, one page at a time. Scribus imported the PS
> > > > files as groups, one for each page. They printed fine, but later the
> > > > proofreader found enough errors that I decided to redo all five
> > > > groups of PS objects as native Scribus text and graphics rather than
> > > > redo them in OOo and reprint to file. Therefore, I deleted all six
> > > > groups of PS graphics.
> > > >
> > > > After I remade the pages with native Scribus text frames and graphics
> > > > (just lines, really), I printed the five pages to a Laserjet 4+. The
> > > > first four pages printed just fine. The last two had the new Scribus
> > > > data on them, and *also had the original PS images*, so I had both
> > > > images, one image superimposed on top of the other.
> > > >
> > > > The original PS images for those two pages are not in the document.
> > > > OK, they must be in the document, else how could Scribus be sending
> > > > them to the printer? But they do not appear on screen. Preflight
> > > > Manager sees nothing. Manage Images sees nothing. Plus, I *know* I
> > > > deleted all six of them.
> > > >
> > > > Shaking head in bafflement. Does anyone have any suggestions?
> > >
> > > I forgot to add:
> > >
> > > Printing the pages to CUPS-PDF produces a PDF file that looks identical
> > > to the incorrect print output. But exporting the pages to PDF from
> > > Scribus produces a PDF file with the correct pages (without the ghost
> > > image).
> > That sounds like an ugly bug. However, it would be interesting to know if
> > the deleted PS files are still listed in the Document Outline.
> No, they are not still listed in the Document Outline. That is, except
> for a period that apparently didn't get deleted when I deleted the six
> PS groups.
> However, while looking in Document Outline I found a bunch of other
> things that may or may not be related. First, go to this bug report:
> While looking in Document Outline I found a number of items that were
> grouped with other items, where I never deliberately grouped them. In
> fact, strange as it seems, one group of lines was grouped to four lines
> of text in a multipage story. WTF? How do you group just selected lines
> of text in a story to a graphic object?
I think there's a fix underway for this bug. Maybe we should wait until it's
in, and then you can try again. If the issue still persists after the fix,
you could upload the file somewhere, so that we can have a look at it.
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