On Tue, 15 Apr 2008, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Not sure who the "they" is you're talking about.
The people whom I am making the form for.
> Now, if you're going to send a PDF through a bad printing process,
> that's no reason to search for perfection from Scribus, since it won't
> matter anyway.
Er, I'm talking about FM screening. It's a pretty common method
of generating continuous tone. All I'm trying to do is optimize
the file for the output type to make sure that I get the best
quality for my client.
> Speaking as a neurologist, I think perhaps you overestimate the
> abilities of the brain's visual processing. As far as I can tell, you've
> taken your original problem and turned it into a pursuit of perfection
> that is unachievable and almost certainly unnecessary.
Except that other people on this list have been showing me ways
to do this.
And part of it is that I'm new to Scribus, and I wanted to learn
a little bit more of the internals of Scribus. Since I do this
sort of repeated precise work fairly frequently, I wanted to
know how what sort of timesaving techniques I could use.