[Scribus] Using Pantone colors fails

Maciej Hanski ma_han2000
Thu Nov 16 23:37:41 CET 2006

Plinnell napisał(a):
> On Wednesday 15 November 2006 16:56, Corné Verbruggen wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> following the guidelines on
>> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_use_spot_colours_with_Scri
>> bus
>> I tried to use Pantone colors. For some reason it does not work out
>> the way it should. When I print the pdf's at my print office, the
>> rgb/cmyk colors are used instead of the Pantone spot colors.
>> The print office has spot color capable printing devices (Xerox). I
>> even got their "Xerox DocuSP solid coated color simulation chart"
>> and used the color names from it (e.g. 'PANTONE 102 CS" for a kind
>> of yellow).
>> Somewhere I must be making a mistake. Any advice?
>> --
>> Kind regards,
>> Corné
> That method on the wiki is somewhat out of date. 

What exactly is out of date? We should make it up to date again:)

> Scribus can import 
> spot colors via the Edit > Colors from other documents. In 1.3.4cvs, 
> you can import spot colors of all kinds directly from EPS, PS and 
> even some .ai files. 
> The issue you are hitting is the way the spot colors are embedded in 
> the PDF. That should work fine in 1.3.4.

Will spot colors going  work reliably in the stable 1.3.3.* branch?


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