[scribus] exporting to PDF with it set to PDF/X-3

Gregory Pittman gregp_ky at yahoo.com
Wed Dec 8 04:56:29 CET 2010

On 12/07/2010 10:30 PM, Lisa wrote:
> Submitted on 12/08/2010
> Submitted by anonymous user: []
> Submitted values are:
> Name: Lisa
> Email Address: lisa at arpctitanium.com
> Subject: exporting to PDF with it set to PDF/X-3
> Message:
> Re: PDF/X-3 option does not appear in the 'save as PDF' file options
> compatability drop down list
> I am producing a magazine and understand that the PDF/X-3 format is the
> best one for commercial printers which I will be using.
> I am using 1.3.9. on windows vista home premium.
> I installed the Adobe ICC profiles and directed scribus to the
> windows/system32/spool/drivers/color file in the preferences>general
> screen. I then enabled colour management, but left the settings that
> where all ready in all of the tabs. But when I export to PDF I can not
> even see the option to choose the PDF/X-3 format. I can only see PDF 1.3
> / 1.4 and 1.5.
Make sure you have activated color management in File > Document 
Settings. If you have done this under File > Preferences with a document 
loaded, it may only apply to the next new document, but not the one 
you're working on now.


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