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

Michal Blazejczyk grabki at zeszytykomiksowe.org
Wed Sep 2 20:20:04 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?

Hi all,

Actually, I would like to know the answer to this question as well.
I've been printing my magazine at a digital workshop for some time
now, and in the last few issues experienced problems.  Eventually
it turned out that it was all caused by me exporting PDFs for
"Printer", not "Greyscale".  PDFs exported for "Printer" are
actually RGB, not greyscale - even though the entire document
doesn't contain a single element in color.  So a description of
what these two options do would be welcome  :-)


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