[scribus] pxd/x3 export : apparently contains RGB images
capparis at free.fr
Fri Oct 1 16:54:37 CEST 2010
Vous (eric hanuise) avez écrit :
> On 01/10/10 16:32, Christoph Schäfer wrote:
> > On Friday 01 October 2010 12:30:15 eric hanuise wrote:
> >> Hi all.
> >> I've exported a PDF as pdf/x3 using isocoated v2 ICC profile.
> >> It contains several png images, which are rgb.
> >> As I understand it, the pdf exported by scribus should be cmyk only, and
> >> the images converted to cmyk during pdf generation.
> >> however, the printer came back to me and told me the pdf contained RGB
> >> images.
> >> Have I misunderstood the ability of scribus to convert everything to
> >> cmyk on pdf export, or is there some setting I missed ?
> > Yes, this seems to be a misunderstanding, and to be honest, it's quite
> > common even among commercial printers. The PDF/X-3 standard explictly
> > permits RGB imgaes (plus a colour profile) to be included in a PDF, which
> > is one of its biggest advantages. In other words: Scribus adheres to the
> > standard :)
> Thanks, bu this does not reply my question :) pdf/x3 is in fact
> irrelevant here.
> The printer requests cmyk only pdf's, with no rgb images inside it.
> How can I provide that to him ?
In PDF export > colors > target = printer
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