[Scribus] Problems using transparent images with PDF/X-3

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Jul 8 16:23:38 CEST 2005

On Friday 08 July 2005 16:10, Dirk Zugenmaier wrote:
> Hi,
> perhaps someone can help:
> This is my first attempt to do something with scribus, and I did not read
> the docs in depth when i started my project. Now I stumbled over the
> chapter, saying that transparent images don't work with PDF/X-3-output.
> Ok, now I have a serious problem. My layout has a red background (CMYK
> 0/93/93/7) and some images that require transparency (PNG-Files). When
> trying to flattern the images and using the same background as specified
> for print, I get a complete mixup (different type of red in the image than
> the background). For editing images I use gimp and Scribus Version
> for the layout.
> Anyone any idea how to match the background of the image with the
> background of my scribus-file?

Why not just use PDF 1.4 and get to use transparency?

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