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peteratomic

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text disappears in PDF export
« on: August 25, 2015, 03:30:39 pm »
I have a two page scribus with linked text frames. The second text frame has overflow as I haven't set up the remaining pages.

When I export to PDF, I get an error message about text overflow on the second page. I click ignore errors, export, open up the file and the text from the linked frames is gone.

Am I supposed to make sure there is no overflow before exporting to PDF??

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Re: text disappears in PDF export
« Reply #1 on: August 26, 2015, 01:39:37 pm »
Looks like I was using a font that is blocked from PDF for licensing reasons. Discovered in other apps that I get an error message about licensing restrictions, but not in Scribus. Might be good to add that error message in.

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Re: text disappears in PDF export
« Reply #2 on: August 26, 2015, 01:59:23 pm »
Scribus doesn't issue warnings, but it's shown in the font settings (font not flagged as embeddable) and you would probably have noticed that the font didn't embed. I think the pre-flight verifier also can be made to warn about fonts not embedded.
« Last Edit: August 26, 2015, 02:02:14 pm by Nermander »

Kunda

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Re: text disappears in PDF export
« Reply #3 on: August 27, 2015, 04:01:58 pm »
penteramic, you can use Jluc's script if you're on Linux to help you see this.
https://github.com/JLuc/scribus-project-manager