[Scribus] Big problem with RGB-image

Jan Ulrich Hasecke janulrich.hasecke
Thu Apr 21 14:43:48 CEST 2005


I have experienced a very bad print job. A RGB-Logo given to me was 
very pale in the print-pdf I sent to a print shop. Now I want to 
understand, what was wrong.

The Logo was provided as RGB and I thought that I could simply use it, 
scribus would find the right cmyk-conversion. That was obviously a 

Is it correct,that Scribus does not make right cmyk-pdf-exports from a 
given rgb-image. I am not yet using color management, because I always 
thought that this is only relevant when doing scans or mixing own 
colors in rgb-modus, but not when you get a scaled and proved image, 
which should contain the logo in the correct color.

 From this mailing list I learned that there are issues with cmyk-images 
but not with rgb-images.

If anyone will have a look at my work, please mail me. I will provide a 


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