[Scribus] cmyk workflow

Branko Vukelic bg.branko
Tue Feb 6 09:43:36 CET 2007

On Tuesday 06 February 2007 07:13:52 Axel Bojer wrote:
> Interesting ...
> But my real problem was not he flattening (but, well, here is something
> to try too to solve it), that was solved through exporting the whole
> page as png (crude, as said, but, yes, worked :-) convert to tiff and
> reimport it. The cmyk thing is now my concern, as described I hope this
> has been properly solved after all, I am now eager to see what the
> printer says to this my conlusion ...
> Then , off I go ...

Well, converting the entire artwork to PNG (bitmap format) is not a solution. 
It's a workaround. You want your vectors preserved as much as possible. 
Therefore you need true transparency flatening. Currently, the only way to do 
that, that I know of, is using acroread.

The CMYK thing should be solved, as others have explained, by

a. using color-managed workflow
b. using colors that are in CMYK gamut

The conversation was rather long, so I just skimmed over the details, but I 
think others have it covered. :D

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