[scribus] Send to Layer changes pure blacks

Jean Ghali jghali at libertysurf.fr
Thu Jun 24 09:17:48 CEST 2010

W. F. Zimmerman wrote:
> Hi,
> I am working on a book cover using a printer supplied template. There is a
> bar code that is in pure black. When I print as is to EPS/Distiller, it
> creates a PDF with a pure black bar code.  I created a new layer called
> and then used Send to Layer to move the bar code up to the ISBN layer.
> Now,
> when I print the page to EPS and run through Distiller, the bar code is no
> longer pure black -- it has small amounts of CM&Y in each bar.
> I'm puzzled by this.  I have "printer" selected for color management (ie
> CMYK) everywhere that I can think of.  It seems that the act of sending to
> layer is somehow adding the colors to the pure black objects.  Does anyone
> understand why this is happening and how to fix it?
> Fred Zimmerman


I just had a quick look. The "send to layer" functionality is not
susceptible by itself to change an object color as it only change the layer
ID the object belongs to. Something else must be happening...


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