[scribus] Image colorize no longer works?

John Beardmore John at T4sLtd.co.uk
Mon Jul 13 04:54:56 CEST 2009

Christoph Schäfer wrote:
> Am Montag, 13. Juli 2009 04:18:10 schrieb John Beardmore:
>> Christoph Schäfer wrote:

>>> Am Sonntag, 12. Juli 2009 21:53:36 schrieb a.l.e:
>>>>>> I don't see what The Gimp has to do with it. I'm talking about
>>>>>> the Sribus "Image Effects" dialog that offers some
>>>>>> non-destructive effects like colorize, grayscale or invert. It
>>>>>> worked perfectly fine for eps files in Scribus 1.3.4.
>>>>> My understanding is that the special image effects of Scribus 1.3.5
>>>>> depend on a call to Gimp to do the actual work, just as the export
>>>>> to pdf depends on Ghostscript. The list of functions looks a lot
>>>>> like a litany of Gimp capabilities. If I am wrong would someone who
>>>>> knows please explain how these effects are done programmatically?
>>>> i'm pretty sure scribus doesn't use gimp to apply those effects.
>>> Correct.
>>>> generally spoken, it may be true that scribus used to let you apply
>>>> effects to eps and doesn't any more.
>>> Also correct. It has been disabled for EPS and PDF files in image frames.
>> And does it have to be that way ?
> Yes, at least until we can find a way to make colour management working 
> reliably.

OK. Will it be possible to put .eps and .pdf colorization onto the 
roadmap post CMS then ?

Cheers, J/.
John Beardmore, MSc EDM (Open), B.A. Chem (Oxon), CMIOSH, AIEMA, MEI
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