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Scribus export to PDF

When a simple file of two shapes filled with Adobe 1998 RGB yellow and green is exported to PDF (any 1.3, 1.4, 1.5, X-1a, X-3), the PDF file shows the outline but not the filled color. That is, the ...
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Scribus will not let me set PDF Field to certain fonts

I am using Scribus to design some PDF forms. The paper form the digital form is based from has individual boxes for letter inputs, therefore I want to use fixed width font, like Courier New with a ...
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How can I update a text frame in Scribus from a text file

I'm using Scribus for an instruction manual translated into several languages. Is there a way to update a text frame, which was already filled by "Get text..." from a plain text file, without loosing ...
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How can I autopopulate text in Scribus from a text file

I'm using Scribus to print labels with serial numbers for my devices. Is there a way that I can automatically read and insert the serial numbers I want to print into Scribus from a text file (or even ...
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How do you use R in Scribus render frames?

Scribus (1.4) supports directly generating and embedding output from external programs via render frames, but the default installation only supports LaTeX, Lilypond, Gnuplot, Dot and POV-Ray. Others ...
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PDF figures in Scribus are not vectorized after PDF export?

I want to make a conference poster with Scribus. The poster contains many figures which I prepared with GNUplot, R, Adobe Illustrator... in PDF format. The figures are all in separate PDF files with ...
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Editing groups in Scribus

In Scribus (latest version) is it possible to edit individual elements in a "group" without having to break the group and re-create it from scratch at the end of the edit (and losing any attribute ...
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(Scribus) Generate one pdf file directly or create more and merge into one at the end?

I want to write a book and I want to write different chapters with different topics in Scribus. Each topic is given to some readers before the book is printed (for corrections and so on) What is ...
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LibreOffice / Openoffice or Scribus for book project?

I want to create a book and publish it later with an ondemand book printing provider. I read that Libreoffice 3.4 and 3.5 have some more DTP features but dont know if I should take Scribus or ...
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How to create production quality “high density” tables (e.g. statistical tables) and mathematical formulae in scribus?

I have justv started using Scribus. I am thinking of creating an academic publication using Scribus. The publication will have a lot of statistical tables and mathematical formulae. I am thinking of ...
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Scribus - Vertically Align Text Within A Text Frame

How do I vertically align text within a Scribus text frame?
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Run Scribus script without GUI

I'd like to run a script to do some PDF manipulation in Scribus non-interactively, but I can't find documentation to say definitely whether this is possible, and if so, how.
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Tile an A6 PDF so that it fits into A4 perfectly

I am using Scribus to produce an invitation. The invitation is A6 in size, and I would like to tile the document so that it fits 4 times onto A4, thus maximising my printer! I can then cut out the A6 ...
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How do I remove/hide the border of a pdf text field using Scribus?

I'm using Scribus 1.3.3.13 for windows and I'm trying to make a borderless pdf text field but I can't figure out how to do it. Here are the steps I've taken: Created a blank document Added a pdf ...
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New Scribus 1.3.5 (Win): Use tables

I'm using the new Scribus 1.3.5 under Windows. It was never fun to work with tables in it, but now they are literally useless. My problem: After spanning a table, it seems as if it is only a bunch of ...