[scribus] Printer Profiles?

John Culleton john at wexfordpress.com
Wed Dec 1 22:08:11 CET 2010

On Wednesday 01 December 2010 15:04:11 Jim Ford wrote:
> On 12/1/2010 6:20 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> > On 12/01/2010 06:39 AM, Jim Ford wrote:
> >> It seems to be a
> >> major drawback for people like me that only want a few copies,
> >> rather than 1000 off from a print shop!
> >
> > I think the devs may be thinking in terms of making Scribus a
> > major player in the professional field and ignoring the fact that
> > much of the user base is amateur.
> Yes. It's a great product and getting better, but as you say "much"
> (probably most) "of the user base is amateur". And as that user
> base usually will want to print small quantities of their work on
> their home printer, the absence of colour management for their
> printers is a very serious drawback.
> I might try a convoluted workaround by exporting from Scribus to
> pdf and then loading the pdf into Photoshop and printing from
> there. It'll be messy and I'm not keen on the idea, though!
> Jim

I suggest loading the pdf into Acrobat Reader. In fact I do all my 
Scribus printing from AR. It just works for me, no hassles. 
John Culleton, Wexford Press
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