[scribus] need PDF help or alternate suggestions
john at wexfordpress.com
Sun Jan 16 22:21:20 CET 2011
On Sunday 16 January 2011 15:41:11 Pam daMonium wrote:
> Okay - are you referring to the Scribus file and the PDF file? You
> want me to post them somewhere that you access them? A screenshot
> will look the same as the Scribus file, no? Yes, because of the
> restricted palette in Scribus, two of the color blocks have
> transparency associated with them.
As we used to say in the Amateur Radio Club, we were all novices once.
So don't be shy of this list. I ask questions all the time. The only
stupid question is the one a person was too shy to ask.
Let me clear up one point. The color palette you use can be as varied
as you want. If you CLOSE all jobs, go to Edit->colors, you can make a
selection of any of several palettes. My favorite is Scribus Open Office
which has roughly 80 colors. And you can construct new colors in CMYK
notation. You have to select a color first (any color) and then click
on "new". I just did that. You fill in the name and the values. Then
and save it. It becomes added to the current palette which you can
Some shades may require low levels of certain colors. But they still
do not require transparency, which may not be allowed by some printer
profiles. For example C=0,M=10,Y=0,K=0 yields a very pale pink suitable
for simulating colored paper.
I use the Galaxy Gauge Color Map Pro for reference and inspiration
both for individual shades and appropriate combinations. It is truly
a jewel of a product and I highly recommend it.
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