[Scribus] Color Management issues

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Mon Jan 15 11:59:20 CET 2007

On Sun, Jan 14, 2007 at 09:06:04PM +0000, Terence Chan wrote:

> > printer/destination profile. Now if I include an RGB picture into
> > Scribus and produce a CMYK PDF (Printer target), the picture comes out
> > different than when I convert the RGB picture to CMYK with embedded
> > EuroscaleCoated profile using tifficc. The picture converted by Scribus
> > looked greenish (there were mostly yellow/orangish colors in the
> > picture).
> What PDF version and viewer are you using? I had a similar experience
> earlier myself but in my case, the problem was to do with PDF version/PDF
> viewer rather than colour management. For some reason Acrobat 7 reader
> renders the colours greenish on screen with PDF 1.x but printing
> should be fine - if you want to see good colours on screen try using
> another PDF viewer like kpdf or xpdf, also exporting to PDF X3
> should give good results for nearly all PDF viewers.

I explicitly keep an Acroread 5 around for this purpose. The colors
looked similar in all readers. Embedding the CMYK picture in Scribus
made a difference to embedding the RGB picture, but it shouldn't. Maybe
the embedded profile is kept?




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