Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Desktop
User Name
Linux - Desktop This forum is for the discussion of all Linux Software used in a desktop context.


  Search this Thread
Old 11-01-2006, 07:42 PM   #1
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: openSuse 10.1
Posts: 129

Rep: Reputation: 15
Poster text missing

I've created a poster with scribus, saved as eps postscript file. When I open with evidence everthing seems ok.

Next I run poster command to get A1 piture as 8 A4 with:

poster -v -iA1 -mA4 -pA1 Desktop/Document-1-page1.eps >Desktop/new

It makes the new file, and is 8 pages. But when I print, everything prints ok but the text is missing from the poster. It will not preview in evidence either.
I don't know if it's related, but the same poster saved as a scribus file wouldn't load the text on my laptop. The error was text not found or supported, so I had to change to a different text.

Any ideas what is happening to the text?
Old 11-03-2006, 04:06 AM   #2
Registered: Jun 2006
Location: Belarus
Distribution: Debian GNU/Linux testing/unstable
Posts: 471

Rep: Reputation: 40
There were no fonts you used on a computer you print.
When you print your PostScript or DVI files on another computer you should allways remember that fonts you use must be on both computers, becouse dvi and ps files save the names of the fonts, not the fonts themselves.
Old 11-03-2006, 06:10 AM   #3
Registered: Oct 2005
Distribution: openSuse 10.1
Posts: 129

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
Thanks for that. I'll have to look at what fonts are installed.


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Missing Text in Flash Player edwin11 Linux - Software 2 03-15-2006 12:15 AM
serial port missing text problem saba_taseer Linux - Hardware 0 11-29-2005 05:39 AM
Thunderbird and Firefox text missing reichhartkg Linux - Software 15 09-14-2005 08:26 AM
missing text in applications MunterMan Mandriva 5 02-27-2004 07:24 AM
GUI text missing after XFree86 4.3.0 install sylk Linux - Software 2 11-04-2003 12:43 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:11 AM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration