[Scribus] I don't see colour management in Scribus 1.1.2

Peter Linnell scribusdocs
Mon Nov 17 22:21:07 CET 2003

On Mon, 2003-11-17 at 16:19, Richard Van Den Boom wrote:
> > What I do at work in this situation is create my document using black and
> > magenta instead of black and red; the printing plate will look the same,
> > you just need to make sure that your printer knows which colour ink to
> > apply!
> Thanks for the tip, apparently my printer agrees with this approach.
> However, I still have these non-appearing color management problem. As my 
> setup does not seem to detect the profiles I provided (I correctly set the 
> path in the Preferences screen), I can't get access to the PDF/X-3 settings 
> and that's a shame because it looks like my printer only accept this.
> Has anyone experienced such issue before? 
> I describe the problem again : I have compiled Scribus 1.1.2 with a 1.11 lcms 
> library, using a Slackware 9.1 system. Thanks to the patch provided on this 
> list, the compilation run properly. Scribus runs perfectly except that no 
> colour management options appear in Preferences, even if I put .icm profiles 
> the /usr/local/lib/scribus/profiles directory and set this path as proper one 
> in the Preferences.
> Unfortunately, there does not seem to be a verbose mode for Scribus on the 
> command line to debug possible problem with my setup.
> Any info/tip will be welcome.
> Best regards,
> 	Richard

Have you added both RGB and CMYK profiles ? You need both.


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