[Scribus] OT: Inkscape color question

pixelnate pixelnate
Tue Apr 4 22:51:39 CEST 2006

Gregor Fellenz wrote:
> pixelnate wrote:
> [...]
>> That is unfortunate. So at the risk of beating a dead horse, is there a 
>> vector illustration app for linux/OSS that does support CMYK?
> good question, but probably better asked at the inkscape mailinglist.
Ugh, another mailing list. You are probably right though.
> in the art lab thread there was a notion that the newest development
> version of inkscape implemented littlecms, which means this will do more
> or less the same like your workflow with scribus.
> in my point of view there is not much worth in converting cmyk values
> from an svg in cmyk values in a pdf  through a color management process.
> most of the time you've a special cmyk value for your printwork and
> don't want to get strang .x values.
Yeah, I think the best route is to just take them into Illustrator and 
fix them. Bummer. I started this project with the hopes that I could 
complete everything on linux with OSS tools. Now I know that was a bit 
ambitious. Maybe next time, eh?

Thanks for your help.


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