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Text and Typography / Editing text font over multiple text frames (pages).
« Last post by JohnJR on January 06, 2019, 09:00:49 pm »
Hi Folks,

I constructed a 56-page document close to a year ago with LibreOffice, Scribus 1.5.2, and Mac.  Everything went fine with the print shop and ebook.  However here it is a year later and I want to change the font (typeface).  Stumbling around back then, I must have created linked left and right pages because if the text hadn't magically flowed automatically from start to end I would have remembered the tedium.

Now I have decided the change the font (typeface) in the body of the text.  After some recall, I discovered how to do this text frame to text frame (select and properties), but not to accomplish this change across, must have been linked, multiple left and right text frame pages.  I hoped the automatic flow from page to page would happen, but the selection highlight does not progress beyond one page's text frame, it stops.

Is there a feature that will allow me to select the text over the entire document's text frames and edit the font in one swoop or is it text frame by text frame?  For this small document it is possible, but what if this was a novel?

Thanks,

John
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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by Nermander on January 06, 2019, 11:14:53 am »
It is a warning I can't ignore. The PDF of the magazine is simply not made after this message.
Even if you click the buttojn in the bottom right corner that says (in the English version) Ignore errors?

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Open in Acrobat Reader I have these properties: see attachment

Ah, it is an Indesign drawing, I honestly don't know how well Scribus supports these in an image frame (or even at all). Are you sure the file is not named with an incorrect suffix? (Since the image seems to import.)
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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by HarrieJ on January 06, 2019, 01:06:51 am »
Hi Nermander and Mnawij,

It is a warning I can't ignore. The PDF of the magazine is simply not made after this message.
I only can open the pictures in Acrobat reader and don't see how many pixels really are there.
Open in Acrobat Reader I have these properties: see attachment

I tried to do what Mnawij suggested and enclose the two pictures. Sadly this did't work because the max size for an attachment is 2MB and mine are about 3.6 each.
Is there a way to send you these PDF's?

I use Scribus 1.4.7 on Windows 10.

HarrieJ
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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by Nermander on January 05, 2019, 10:47:30 pm »
The moment I make my choise I receive an answer that the document cannot be saved for the images are
too small (less than 144 DPI, rsolution is only 109 x 109 DPI.

What you get is a warning, you can ignore it to generate the PDF.


Resolution is a function of the number of pixels verus the printed size.

The warning says the image is 109 DPI, this could be an 109x109 pixels image printed as 1x1 inch, or it could be a 1090x1090 pixels image printed as 10x10 inches. Or something in between.

An image that is 1090x1090 pixels and uncompressed bitmap would become about 3,5 MB with 3 bytes per pixels (24 bit RGB).

So open the image in an image editor or viewer and check how many pixels high and wide it is.



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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by mnawij on January 05, 2019, 10:11:35 pm »
HarrieJ,

Your choice, you upload them to the post, someone else might be able to preflight them for you before I can on Tuesday or you can email me, either way is fine.  Also if you could post which version of Scribus you are using and on what operating system. Thanks!

mnawij
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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by HarrieJ on January 05, 2019, 09:42:56 pm »
Hello mnawij,

Thanks for your help. I sure don't mind to upload the two pictures. They are two advertisements that should be placed full page in our club magazine.
Can I attach them to a message to your emaildress that I find at the leftside of your answer?
I will gladly wait until wednesday, no problem.

HarrieJ
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Beginner Talk / Re: Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by mnawij on January 05, 2019, 09:11:45 pm »
Hi HarrieJ,

File size does not always correlate to correct resolution.  The only way to be sure is to use a .pdf pre-flight software to verify the resolution of the original pdf files before their placement into Scribus.  The problem might not be with Scribus at all...  If you do not mind uploading the original pdf's, I can run them through acrobat professionals preflight as well as enfocus' pitstop editor if you do not have access to preflight software, it will not be until Tuesday when I return to work though.

Cheers!

mnawij
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Beginner Talk / Export to PDF, problems with images in PDF
« Last post by HarrieJ on January 05, 2019, 08:54:08 pm »
I'm new to Scribus and I have created a magazine. But when I want to save a PDF (export --> save as PDF)
I have problems with two PDF-images that I used in the magazine, full page in two frames.
The moment I make my choise I receive an answer that the document cannot be saved for the images are
too small (less than 144 DPI, rsolution is only 109 x 109 DPI.
The two PDF on my PC are in fact about 3 MB so where it goes wrong?
Thanks.

HarrieJ
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Raster and Vector Graphics / Re: Image Boxes Failing After Applying Document Settings
« Last post by AdmFubar on January 05, 2019, 05:40:35 am »
Sounds like the Image Preview has been switched off. Right click an image and in the popup menu look for the Preview Settings entry, in the sub menu that pops up, make sure the the the Image Visible  entry is selected.
Let us know if this cures the problem.
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Raster and Vector Graphics / Image Boxes Failing After Applying Document Settings
« Last post by Erfunden on January 04, 2019, 10:48:31 pm »
First post here so forgive me if I'm putting this in the wrong place. I searched for an answer (as I always do) before creating this post.

The nice old lady who uses Scribus to produce our neighborhood newsletter called me for help this morning and I went over to walk her through a few things. One of these was that she wanted to disable the autosave.

That was easy enough but, after applying that change, all of the image boxes lost their images and, instead, displayed the file name, size, and some other info. I investigated further and found that if I changed anything in the Document Settings window, the images would all disappear upon clicking Apply. Indeed, opening the window and clicking Apply without changing anything had the same result.

I tried updating and changing the image in the boxes but that didn't help a new image appear.

When I exported the document as a PDF, the imaged show up in the PDF. So it's still usable, I guess, but it would be a pain.

Does anyone know what was happening or how to fix it?

Thank you!
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