[scribus] spot colors in PDF

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Jun 14 12:37:39 UTC 2011

hi steph,

> Hi, one question about color management in Scribus.
> (sorry I sent it with wrong email address, please forget the one
> waiting for moderation)
> I'm using 2 direct tones, no CMYK.
> in the Print Preview, everything (text and images) is separated 
> correctly (no CMYK).
> But when generating the PDF (without the option to convert spot
> colors into process colors), all texts and vectors are in direct
> tones, but the images are back to CMYK.
> Of course, no way on Linux to check this, the printer told us the
> file was not good, and we had to switch on MacOS to check with
> Acrobat Pro that the color channels were not good.
> Is there somehow a bug in the PDF generation?

i'm no color specialist... but i think there is a workaround... if you
still need this, please get in touch with me
(not sure, but i think i've sent the the description of the workaround
to alex...)


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