[Scribus] pantone colors
Fri May 5 11:46:50 CEST 2006
Gustavo Homem wrote:
> If so, the missing bit is an algorithm to display them "correctly" on screen,
That's not possible.
First, Pantone comes in two versions - coated and uncoated - which are
Second, Pantone does not use the usual pigments. They additionally have
some pure pigments of blue, red, green and yellow (and their
combinations), which are out of RGB/CMYK gamut (~colour space).
Pantone is aimed to order a ink by number, and the ink manufacturer (or
your dealer) mixes this ink from the Pantone base inks. Then you get a
can of ink identically to Pantone xy, which you use with an _additional_
If your target is the usual 4-colour/CMYK process, then you should
define your colours in CMYK-values (or raster percentages). Never use
Pantone in this case.
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