[Scribus] colours in pdf

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Wed Nov 8 02:32:27 CET 2006

Terence Chan wrote:
> I have been using scribus with colour management enabled. My
> original post was really about the apparent discrepancy between
> the appearance of the images in scribus and in pdf even after
> applying the appropriate icc profiles; everything in scribus
> (including the print preview) looked fine but not in pdf/acroread.
> Having experimented a bit more, I've found a solution of sorts,
> namely I need to export to PDF/X-3 and the pdf file then
> looks exactly the same in acroread as in scribus, whereas PDF 1.x
> won't work. But the thing is, if I use another pdf viewer, such
> as xpdf, the images look fine on screen even in PDF 1.x - why is
> that?
But what happens when you print from xpdf? That's the real issue.


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