[Scribus] CMYK image processing

Kai-Uwe Behrmann ku.b
Wed Mar 22 16:16:26 CET 2006

Am 22.03.06, 13:29 -0000 schrieb MaHan:

> Hi list,
> I don't intend to disturb or supress this very
> exciting discussion in any way, this is only a side
> note about a phenomenon I've noticed. Whenever Scribus
> is being mentioned and there are some DTP pros around,
> we are always confronted with the same, predictable
> question: "And what about CMYK support in _GIMP_?" 
> Obviously, Scribus is mainly perceived not as a
> standalone application, but as an integral part of a
> virtual "Open Source Graphic Suite" for Unices:
> Scribus, Gimp, Inkscape. Nice idea, but not true. As I
> see it, the 2 other tools are interchangeable, and
> there is no reason to blame their shortcomings on
> Scribus devs, they have nothing to do with them. Even
> Linux isn't a must... You like and need Photoshop,
> perhaps you paid a lot for it for once: why not simply
> using it in  your Scribus related toolchain? No
> problem on win32 and mac, even on Linux is Photoshop
> fully supported with CrossOverOffice and Wine, see
> this link:
> http://appdb.winehq.org/appview.php?versionId=1815 
> The same applies to Corel:
> http://appdb.winehq.org/appview.php?versionId=2670
> Actually, only recently I helped a friend, who is a
> Photoshop addict and a Scribus user, to set up
> Photoshop with CrossoverOffice on his Linux box -- it
> was easier than expected, you needn't be a rocket
> scientist to achieve this.
> just a side note
> Maciej
sounds interessting.

Would you like to write a tutorial about this subject?
And especially how to call PS from Scribus?

Kai-Uwe Behrmann
                                + development for color management 
                                + imaging / panoramas
                                + email: ku.b at gmx.de
                                + http://www.behrmann.name

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