Image saved in PDF missing

Asked by gust meyer on 2013-07-22

I am editing a PDF file opened in Inkscape. Saving the file as PDF, there is an image that shows clearly in Inkscape, but exhibits an outline with no image when saved.

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2013-07-24

Are you able/allowed to share this PDF so we can test the same file?

gust meyer (gyer02) said : #2

Christoffer,

I have attached 2 files. The original file was a PDF with 6 pages.
The SVG file shows the detail of the image. The PDF show just an outline.
Have fun.

Gus

Gust Meyer
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Subject: Re: [Question #232878]: Image saved in PDF missing

Your question #232878 on Inkscape changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/inkscape/+question/232878

    Status: Open => Needs information

Christoffer Holmstedt requested more information:
Are you able/allowed to share this PDF so we can test the same file?

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Files are not posted to launchpad questions so I was wondering if you're able to share it through some other service, like dropbox, and post a link to it here so everyone can see it?

Otherwise you can send it directly to me (christoffer.holmstedt @ gmail.com).

I have linked to bug #1199097 which seems to be a bug report of what you're experiencing.

I've recieved the PDF file through private email and I'm experiencing the same problem which makes me think that it's the bug linked to above. I'm sorry to say that I can't be of any more help, than to say that it's a bug.

Is exporting to bitmap an option for you or must it be PDF?

gust meyer (gyer02) said : #6

Exporting to bitmap is not an option.
Thanks for you attention.

Gus

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-----Original Message-----
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Subject: Re: [Question #232878]: Image saved in PDF missing

Your question #232878 on Inkscape changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/inkscape/+question/232878

    Status: Open => Answered

Christoffer Holmstedt proposed the following answer:
I've recieved the PDF file through private email and I'm experiencing
the same problem which makes me think that it's the bug linked to above.
I'm sorry to say that I can't be of any more help, than to say that it's
a bug.

Is exporting to bitmap an option for you or must it be PDF?

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Edouard (edouardst) said : #7

Hi,

Gust, maybe (long shot) you could try to open the SVG in Scribus, then export to PDF from Scribus (http://www.scribus.net, free, open source, Mac Lin Win).7
Regards

gust meyer (gyer02) said : #8

I will.

Thanks

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Subject: Re: [Question #232878]: Image saved in PDF missing

Your question #232878 on Inkscape changed:
https://answers.launchpad.net/inkscape/+question/232878

    Status: Open => Answered

Edouard proposed the following answer:
Hi,

Gust, maybe (long shot) you could try to open the SVG in Scribus, then
export to PDF from Scribus (http://www.scribus.net, free, open source, Mac
Lin Win).7
Regards

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Edouard (edouardst) said : #9

PS. Or in Inkscape, you could try to print to a PDF virtual printer (included in CUPS/linux, in Win, try PdfCreator, http://www.pdfforge.org/, FLOSS).
Regards

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