[Scribus] PDF color option

Gregory Pittman gpittman
Mon Oct 22 22:47:09 CEST 2007

Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> Am Montag, 22. Oktober 2007 21:31:14 schrieb Dr. Werner Popken:
>> Hi all,
>> I'm ready to produce my first Scribus-made book, 770+ pages. Scribus
>> is really great, thank you all for the good work and all your help!
>> I noticed that there is an pdf option in the settings dialog, both
>> general and document, where color can be set to either printer or
>> monitor. I used monitor before, it looked fine on the monitor, now I
>> tried printer as this ought to be printed, and the colors are not as
>> they should be on the monitor. The pdf-file is much larger, about
>> 20 times as big, as well.
> If you print on your Inkjet, you should use "monitor" since the printer 
> expects RGB input. For offset printing, "printer" is the right option.
I have a Photosmart printer, and if I print to photo paper (how I make 
my annotated photo albums), I need to use the printer setting so that 
the colors are not overdone. This is with using color profiles.


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