[scribus] The World Naked Bike Ride book wants to thank the Scribus team!

Gregory Pittman gpittman at iglou.com
Wed May 30 11:47:47 UTC 2012

On 05/30/2012 03:56 AM, Richard Foley wrote:
> I think that's what I've done. If I open the original Scribus document with
> 1.4.1 I get the following:
> Preferences
>      ->  Colour Management
>          ->  RGB Images............sRGB IEC61966-2.1
>          ->  CMYK Images...........Fogra27L CMYK Printed Press
>          ->  RGB Solid Colors......sRGB IEC61966-2.1
>          ->  CMYK Solid Colors.....Fogra27L CMYK Printed Press
>          ->  Monitor...............Icms RGB virtual profile
>          ->  Printer...............Fogra27L CMYK Printed Press
> PDF Export
>      ->  Pre-Press
>          ->  Compatibility.........PDF 1.3 (Acrobat 4)
>      ->  Color
>          ->Output Intended For....Printer
> ( So far this in the working document using 1.4.1 which does not support PDF/X1-a. )
> Now I open the same file in 1.5.0 and save as PDF/X1-a:2001 (and ignore the
> disjointed text frame flow problem for the moment, reported elsewhere), and look at
> the pre-press tab.
> Pre-Press
>      ->  PDF/X Output Intent
>          ->  Output Profile........Fogra27L CMYK Printed Press
> I cannot disable this pre-selected output profile. I do not know if this is the
> correct profile to use, although it is the profile refered to under "printer"
> above, so I guess it's ok(?). I do not know if LSI will accept this profile
> which appears to be about to be embedded in the PDF/X1-a export, when they say
> they do not accept embedded profiles in PDFs for colour books. One thing is
> still clear to me, LSI still reject the submitted PDF, even though Acrobat
> opens it and reads it as a PDF/X1-a.
> I'm probably missing something obvious...
My understanding is that X-1a:2001 cannot have any RGB data in it, so 
all images must be converted to CMYK, which I think should happen when 
you use the Printer selection in Scribus for export.


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