[scribus] re washed out printout
tlt at badger.tltodd.com
Fri May 16 15:51:16 CEST 2008
Am I the only one having this problem then? I didn't do anything
outside the box when I installed it or started it up on either
FreeBSD or Windows XP.
Has anyone tried opening up the scribus-test.sla file at
and tried printing it out on a local printer?
Does it work for you?
On Thu, May 15, 2008 at 07:28:39AM -0400, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> Terry Todd wrote:
> > Greg,
> > See my original post in this thread. Printers in this thread means
> > I tried a Xerox Phaser 8560 and an HP 9850 with the same results
> > as exporting to a PDF with Output Intended for: set to Printer,
> > ie. washed out. If the local printers are dependant on their own
> > settings it appears odd that they all work with other programs but
> > not scribus. Yes, I have tried various color management settings
> > to no avail.
> > >From what I am gathering here is that scribus does not work printing
> > directly to a printer. Exporting to a PDF and then printing is
> > what most people that use scribus do to work around this "feature".
> > Is this correct?
> Scribus can print directly, and does a pretty good job, but I don't know
> that you can rely on the best resolution and color management printing
> directly with Scribus, rather than a PDF. Peter Linnell should know more
> about this.
> btw, noticed your picture is on the Kentucky River -- I'm in Louisville.
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