[Scribus] To manage or not to manage or color management part .

PLinnell mrdocs
Wed Dec 7 15:04:18 CET 2005

On Monday 05 December 2005 18:18, alberto gyasi wrote:
> I have some few questions. About 5 months ago, I did a print out at
> a local printer store of PDF-file, which was created with scribus
> 1.2.1 with color management enabled ( I think the profile was euro
> coated). I got what expected: rich an saturated colors. On Friday I
> tried a other printout from a file created with scribus 1.3.1 also
> with color management enabled the same euro coated profile and I
> got completely different result, this time pale and some kind of
> washed out colors. The weird thing about that is when I viewed the
> file  in Acrobat reader 7 on Linux I got nice colors on the
> monitor, but the same file viewed in Acro Reader 7 on XP brought
> out the same pale colors I got at the print out.
> My system is a debian-like-system
> The other question is: The print shop uses a Xerox Doutech 5252,
> that I think is capable of converting RGB colors to CYMK perfectly.
> So my question is: Would I get a good result just leaving the
> output intend at Monitor/web and let the Xerox machine do the rest
> or would the output be inferior the successfully Color managed PDF.
> Thanks in Advance, Alberto


Would it possible to receive these files and PDFoutput off list ? I 
would be curious to see your settings and what might be different.


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