[scribus] icc printer profiles on windows

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Tue Dec 29 15:11:30 CET 2009

On 12/29/2009 06:49 AM, Sam the Cat wrote:
> It helps a bit.  Let me ask the underlying question.  When I print 
> pictures from Photoshop I tell the printer to "not manage colors" and 
> I let photoshop adjust the colors appropriately and all works well.  
> Can I do the same in Scribus ?  I'd like color accurate renderings of 
> my pictures which are now part of scribus documents.
> Scribus seems to allow me to edit and render to the screen in a number 
> of icc profiles (e.g. sRGB, ProPhoto ) but I am having trouble 
> translating that to print.
> As a backup I guess I could do everything in sRGB and then let the 
> printer manage the colors hoping that it all works.  Thoughts ?
This is actually a reasonable way to work -- use sRGB in Scribus and let 
Scribus or your PDF reader manage the output.


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