[scribus] matching colors

Hal V. Engel hvengel at astound.net
Tue Jul 7 16:35:08 CEST 2009

On Monday 06 July 2009 08:38:25 pm firestick13 at gmail.com wrote:
> Hi
> I imported an eps image I made in GIMP into my Scribus document and then
> tried to create a color (in Scribus) to match the image.  I copied the CMYK
> values to get the same color as in the image, but on my screen the colors
> look different.  Perhaps it would print ok, but I don't have a printer to
> test it.  Is there a reason why the color of the image would look different
> than the color of the box even though the CMYK values match eachother?  I
> attached the image and the Scribus document, in case that helps.
> Thanks!
> -Alec


Since the attachments were removed by the list server I can't be 100% sure 
that my answer is correct but there is perhaps a 90% or greater chance tha the 
colors are different because the two objects are either in different color 
spaces and/or are using different rendering intents.


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