[Scribus] sk1 - coreldraw of linux with cmyk prepress/printing cababilities

Duleep Samuel dksamuel
Wed Jun 6 12:54:48 CEST 2007

Dear all, will somebody please port sk1 to windows, sk1 really looks good,
Samuel India

On 6/6/07, leo theGreat <leo.thealmighty at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, John Culleton
> >Depending on your needs consider also Inkscape, Gimp, Krita, and of
> >course for typesetting the various forms of TeX. All but Gimp will
> >handle CMYK.
> Hi do inkscape also handles cmyk. i think it only let u choose cmyk
> colors,
> but when u export the final output it converts everthing in rgb.
> or there is some another way or format thru which
> we can retain that cmyk colors of inkscape. if this is the case, please
> let me know.
> i m interested in exporting cmyk works from inkscape.
> the one trick i have head is to export the inkscape svgs into scribus and
> then export them from scribus for cmyk output.
> But this trick only works for clipart and illustration works.
> But if we have a lot of text of different fonts and sizes... like in
> newspaper advt (for example a property listing with 15 pics of
>  properites and 15 paras of description of properties). this trick won't
> work beacause conversion will lead to
> fourcolor output of black. which will turn black into rich black
> which is not good for text (in case plates din't aling propery text will
> not be ligilbe) text should be 100% black.
> The best thing about inkscape is its speed and ease.
> Btw, i saw your covers, i like the last one with blue band in the middle.
> The only thing is
> the name of the author in organe is not visible much. so u can put shadow
> underneath it to make it clearly visible.
> thanks for your feedback.
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