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PeterLinux

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Only first letter of each line visible
« on: June 11, 2018, 10:28:01 pm »
Hello, I'm a total newbie to Scribus.

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Scribus-Version 1.4.6
03 Januar 2016
Build ID: C-C-T-F-C1.14.6-64bit
Ghostscript-Version: 9.18
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I open a PDF file with Scribus and in Scribus the text isn't shown. I can only see the first letter of each line. So I definitively haven't WYSIWYG!

Is this a bug? Or is it intentionally to save processor ressources?

How can I see the whole text and get closer to WYSIWYG?

Kind regards
Peter
« Last Edit: June 11, 2018, 10:40:18 pm by PeterLinux »

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Re: Only first letter of each line visible
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2018, 04:10:38 am »
Welcome PeterLinux

Could you post a screenshot of what you are seeing and maybe post the pdf file if you do not mind.  Also which OS (I am assuming Linux), if so which Distro?  I just put a pdf in Scribus 1.4.6 in Linux Mint 18.3 with no issues.  Just guessing but it might be a font issue where the fonts are not embedded in the pdf...

Cheers!

mnawij

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Re: Only first letter of each line visible
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2018, 12:43:39 pm »
I use Xubuntu 16.04 (AMD 64bit) Longtime support.

When I view the file with document viewer (Evince) it looks as it should.

Attached is a screenshot of Scribus.

Kind regards
Peter
« Last Edit: June 12, 2018, 01:10:23 pm by PeterLinux »

Nermander

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Re: Only first letter of each line visible
« Reply #3 on: June 17, 2018, 11:30:03 am »
I open a PDF file with Scribus and in Scribus the text isn't shown. I can only see the first letter of each line. So I definitively haven't WYSIWYG!

Scribus is not really intended to edits PDF's (although in newer versions there are some editing possibilities).