[scribus] No real CMYK black possible??

Craig Ringer craig at postnewspapers.com.au
Mon Jun 23 10:57:09 CEST 2008

avox wrote:

> CMYK 0/0/0/100 isnt the blackest black in CMYK space, so colormanagement
> maps it to a dark gray in RGB space (as used by your monitor).
> There's also Rich Black (eg. 40/40/40/100) and Total Black
> (100,100,100,100),
> but the latter is rejected by many printers because it uses too much ink.

Even if they don't reject it, on many print processes the output will
look awful. On newsprint it may lead to smudging, sagging paper, etc. Nasty.

Craig Ringer

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