[Scribus] pictures too dark
Fri Jul 22 08:26:14 CEST 2005
On Friday 22 July 2005 03:40, robert wrote:
> On Thursday 21 July 2005 19:27, Owen wrote:
> > On Thu, 21 Jul 2005 18:11:55 -0500
> > robert <robert at spotswood-computer.net> wrote:
> > > I've just starting using 1.3.0 (July 14, 2005 build) and I can
> > > export just fine. The problem is the pictures look very dark in
> > > Reader (7.0). I've got the export set for screen/web and I
> > > didn't find anything in archives. Just out of curiousity, I
> > > also loaded the pdf up in xpdf, and while the fonts look bad,
> > > the pictures are fine. Can anyone explain what's going on?
> > I just saw your next message but will ask the questions here
> > What sort of pictures are they, tiff,png etc.
> > Under what circumstances do they look 'right'. For example, I
> > take it they look allright in native scribus, but what about Gimp
> > or some other image viewing program
> > Have you made a monitor profile with lprof? (That might be a red
> > herring)
> > What does it look line in Acrobat-5.0.8, (I ask that because I
> > get different colors from different Acrobats)
> > All this colour stuff is a black art!
> Too dark...black art. Very punny of you :)
> Anyway, the pictures are png's. They look fine in the GIMP (where I
> edited them), and gqview, and in Scribus. Ironically, they also
> look fine in xpdf and Reader on Windows. It's only Reader for Linux
> that displays the problem.
> I haven't done a monitor profile since I've never needed it. I did
> set my color temp to 6500K though.
> I don't have 5.08 anymore, so I can't check it on that. But xpdf
> displays the pictures correctly...
Can you mail me the file with the png in question to
mrdocs at scribus.info ?
I will take a look, but I suspect you hit the transparency w/ RGB bug
we have found in Acro 7 Reader. It exists to an extent on Win32, but
it is not so pronounced for some reason.
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