[Scribus] Re: Can't get colour management working (was: URGENT)

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Thu Apr 21 17:00:08 CEST 2005

On Thu, Apr 21, 2005 at 07:24:18PM +0500, Asif Lodhi wrote:
> Yes. Now there is no asterisk being displayed after the Build ID in the 
> Scribus' About DialogBox and I see "C-C-T" after the Build ID instead of 
> "*C...." (which was displayed after the About Dialog's Build ID previously). 
> In addition, when starting up and displaying the spash screen, I now also 
> partially see a "...ICC Profiles" message at the bottom of the splash in 
> addition to many other messages that rattle past. However, I cannot see any 
> color management option anywhere in Scribus. I am following Bhushan's 
> excellent tutorial and at the initial "Get Picture ..." stage, when I select 
> the "Image" option from the picture's properties dialog, nothing close to 
> color management appears in the properties dialog. I thoroughly searched 
> each and every option in Scribus to find the configured ICC profiles support 
> but in vane. I wonder what I am doing wrong! Do I need to reformat my hard 
> disk, install FC3 from the scratch and then freshly install lcms and 
> Scribus?

NO! Re-installing is Windows-like. A Linux can usually be fixed.

> Yes, I have these files in the "/usr/local/lib/scribus/profiles" and 
> "$HOME/.scribus/profiles" directories:
> YCC601.icm, YCC709.icm, lcmstiff8.icm, sRGB Color Space Profile.ICM, 
> Tifflab8spac.icm, tr01_d50.icm - I can't tell an ICC profile file from a 

You need a printer profile. These don't look like printer profiles.
Download the Adobe printer profiles from
and probably the recommended ECI profiles from

HTH! Tino.

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