[scribus] Colors of Scribus documents on a ColorLaserjet

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Sat Jun 13 12:43:57 CEST 2009

Frank Pieczynski wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Gregory Pittman<gregp_ky at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> Look at the Color tab in PDF Export that says, "Output intended for: " where
>> your choices are Screen/Web or Printer.
>> In many cases, you will want to use Screen/Web. The Printer setting is for
>> when you send to a commercial printer.
> Hi Greg, you made my day!
> There was already the setting "Screen/Web", but that inspired me to
> try a PDF export and print that file instead from scribus directly. So
> I exported the file with color management 'off', looks ok in kpdf.
>>From there I started the print - the result looks great! From colors
> comparable to the good result of kword.
> So I think the problem is related in the scribus - cups interaction or
> somewhere in that corner.
> But I have now problem to export before printing into a PDF so for me
> the issue is solved.

Sounds like the printer/driver combination is expecting RGB not CMYK.
Check all your profiles are setup correctly, and if not, just use RGB
(Screen/Web). This is not a fault of Scribus, just different printers
expect different inputs.


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