[Scribus] CMYK image processing (was: Newbie question: blending photos.)

Christoph Schäfer christoph-schaefer
Sat Mar 18 21:28:37 CET 2006

Am Samstag, 18. M?rz 2006 21:31 schrieb Tobias Hilbricht:
> Am Samstag, 18. M?rz 2006 15:57 schrieb Craig Ringer:
> > (of course, CMYK is becoming less important at
> > the same time due to better colour management and so on - they make the
> > IMO valid point that really CMYK should be the RIPs problem).
> How do you deal then with specific CMYK colours which you take from printed
> swatches or colour books if your image manipulation program does not allow
> for entering and keeping CMYK colours? If you want a specific CMYK colour
> then you need a way to tell GIMP.

That's not the only problem. Since the CMYK colourspace is much smaller than 
RGB, it is essential to simulate that colourspace on screen to prevent users 
from using colours that can't be printed or warn if such colours are used.

> Yours sincerely
> Tobias Hilbricht


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