[Scribus] CMYK colours look totally wrong

PLinnell mrdocs
Fri Mar 3 23:35:03 CET 2006

On Friday 03 March 2006 23:21, Hal V. Engel wrote:
> On Friday 03 March 2006 01:15 pm, PLinnell wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Never ever use anything but a profile generated for your monitor,
> > otherwise all bets are off for color previews.
> >
> > I just refreshed the section on creating profiles with lprof for
> > Linux. Here:
> > http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=moncal&subpage=1
> > the rest of the color management docs are getting redone right
> > now for 1.3.x
> I will add this to the links page on the lprof web site.  Thanks
> for updating this.
> One comment about the content.  While apps like kgamma and tkgamma
> will allow users to adjust the monitor gamma the chart used by
> these is one that is not particularly repeatable or consistant in
> actual use.  An app named monica uses the Norman Koren gamma chart
> which is the same one used in lprof.  This chart is much better
> than those used in most gamma setting apps and Norman claims that
> it allows for the gamma to be consistently set with a tolerance
> +-0.1.  My experience is that this is a very conservative claim and
> I think that the actual tolerance is closer to +-0.05.  I highly
> recommend monica as the best app for this function.
> > On Windows, if you have Adobe Gamma, you can use that to create a
> > decent monitor profile visually. It will not be as accurate as
> > hardware created profile.
> >
> > The older littlecms profilers and manual for windows are
> > available here:
> > http://web.archive.org/web/20041009161611/http://www.littlecms.co
> >m/profiler s.htm
> A better link for this stuff is:
> http://gkall.hobby.nl/sane-lprof/sane-lprof.html
> This page belongs to one of the current lprof developers.
> > I expect we will see a new lprof available for Windows by the
> > next release.
> Lprof now has a volunteer who is working on the Windows port.  I
> had already done a significant amount of Windows porting work on
> 1.11.0 and other work since that time has been very careful about
> keeping the code base portable. But I am not a Windows person and I
> thought that someone who was would do it more justice.  It took a
> while to find a volunteer but Joe Pizzi stepped forward about a
> week ago and is highly qualified.  He now has the Windows port of
> the current CVS code to the point where it builds and runs.   His
> changes have also been regression tested on Linux.  This still
> needs more testing and I suspect some fixes before it is released. 
> It will also be necessary to package it into an installer.
> The current plan is to release the Windows binary along with the
> next source tarball as version 1.11.4 some time in the next few
> weeks.  By the way current CVS is internationalized (as will the
> next release) and we are looking for volunteers to do translations
> for the GUI.  If you are interested in volunteering please contact
> me.  I would like to have at least a handful of good translations
> before the next release.  Right now the only one that is even close
> is the Russian translation which is also the only one where someone
> has volunteered to do the work.
> Hal

Thanks for the update and notes.. Those will be added soon.


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