[scribus] b/w document: PDF greyscale or printer?

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Sun Aug 30 15:57:17 CEST 2009

On 08/30/2009 05:57 AM, vwf wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm nearing completion of a book, and trying to get the details right.
> The inside is b/w, with many photo's. I can export to PDF greyscale or
> printer. To me both are the same, but the output is very different. Is
> there a document that explains the differences and needs to be done for
> optimal results?
> The cover is in full colour (with spot-colours). The spot colours will
> probable need to be converted into process-colours, but the problem is
> the colour profile for the photo. Do I need to select a colour-profile
> in the PDF output? I added a colour profile to the image itself.
Ideally, yes. There should be some kind of standard color profile for 
your photo.
In the end, these are all reasons for getting some proofs of your work, 
to make sure the end product is what you intended.


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