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Import pdf & eps fails
« on: December 02, 2019, 02:18:15 am »
I would likle to open pdf or eps files but there is
ghostscript fatal error after import of approx. 30% of the file:

Ghostscript diagnostics:

        GPL Ghostscript 9.26: Unrecoverable error, exit code 1


        Execution stack:

           %interp_exit   .runexec2   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   --nost                          ringval--   2   %stopped_push   --nostringval--
           --nostringval--   --nostringval--   false   1   %stopped_push   2044                             1   3   %oparray_pop   2043   1   3   %oparra
        y_pop   2024   1   3   %oparray_pop   1884   1   3   %oparray_pop   --no                          stringval--   %errorexec_pop   .runexec2   --no
        stringval--   --nostringval--   --nostringval--   2   %stopped_push   --                          nostringval--

        Dictionary stack:

           --dict:1236/1684(ro)(G)--   --dict:0/20(G)--   --dict:78/200(L)--

        Current allocation mode is global

        Current file position is 2202

^CPostScript import failed when calling gs as:
-q -dNOPAUSE -dNODISPLAY -dBATCH -dDELAYBIND -g4764x1684 -r288 -dTextAlphaBits=4                           -dGraphicsAlphaBits=4 -c 0 0 translate -sTraceFile=/home/ka/.scribus//ps.out -s                          ExportFiles=/h/MAYSTAR/INDD/colorcha_en /usr/lib/scribus/import.prolog /h/MAYSTA                          R/INDD/colorcha_en.eps -c flush cfile closefile quit

Scribus version 1.4.8
Ghostscript 9.26
The same result with Windows 10 64 bit.

This problem exist at all my pdf and eps files.


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Re: Import pdf & eps fails
« Reply #1 on: December 02, 2019, 03:17:51 am »
Hi cosnet,

This is only a guess, but the newer versions of InDesign CC pdf files put extra information in the files... They also write out pdf file v. 1.7 which I have had problems with in Scribus...

From "Since ISO 32000 is equivalent to Adobe's PDF 1.7, Adobe is not producing a PDF 1.8 Reference. However, Adobe is publishing a document specifying what extended features for PDF, beyond ISO 32000-1 (PDF 1.7), are supported in its newly released products."

Could you share one of the pdf files for review? Do you still have access to InDesign, if so could you try saving the pdf as version 1.5 and then try importing into Scribus?  You mention same problem with Windows 10, which OS were you using before?  One last suggestion, have you tried using the 1.5 version of Scribus?