[Scribus] Using Pantone colors fails
Fri Nov 17 00:25:38 CET 2006
On Thursday 16 November 2006 23:37, Maciej Hanski wrote:
> Plinnell napisa?(a):
> > On Wednesday 15 November 2006 16:56, Corn? Verbruggen wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> following the guidelines on
> >> http://wiki.scribus.net/index.php/How_to_use_spot_colours_with_S
> >>cri 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,
> >> Corn?
> > That method on the wiki is somewhat out of date.
> What exactly is out of date? We should make it up to date again:)
I should have said *soon* to be out of date :)
> > 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?
If you can convince Franz to backport it. Feasible ? No idea. The way
it works in 1.3.4 is very clever though and I will update the docs
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