[Scribus] how to import cmyk-picture

Peter Nermander m8130
Fri Feb 3 07:46:23 CET 2006

> i exported to PDF/X3, so parameter of colorspace is forced to be
> ,,Printer", next i uncompress the pdf using pdftk:

Someone correct me if I'm wrong.

I think that since PDF/X-3 can handle ICC profiles Scribus does NO conversion at
all when exporting to PDF/X-3. It just includes the images with their
colorspace. Then it's up to the displaying or printing application to convert
the images using the profiles for the destination.

Lower versions of PDF do not handle ICC profiles so for those all images are
converted to the same color space during export. When exporting for Screen they
are converted to RGB and when exporting for Printer they are converted to CMYK.


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