[Scribus] colours in pdf

Calum Polwart scribus
Wed Nov 8 10:07:12 CET 2006

On Tue, 2006-11-07 at 20:32 -0500, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> 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.
The issue is acroread on linux.  Try looking at it on windows - it'll
look OK.  Then look at it XPDF on linux - also OK (if XPDF will open
aPDF/X-3 file)

Try printing and it'll look fine!


> Greg
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