[scribus] making your own Pantone color list
gpittman at iglou.com
Mon Sep 23 16:33:18 UTC 2013
On 09/23/2013 12:08 PM, Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
> Am 23.09.2013 17:29, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
>> On 09/23/2013 09:55 AM, Rolf-Werner Eilert wrote:
>>> Thanks for your idea, Gregory. I made a quick and dirty implementation
>>> of it in Gambas, and ended up with some error.
>>> Strangely enough, I had go into the original resource directory to find
>>> a number of color .xml files delivered with Scribus. Isn't there a
>>> standard directory for these? And why are they hidden in the source?
>>> Anyway, according to your idea this is what my program should deliver:
>>>> <COLOR RGB="#f4ed7c" NAME="PMS 100" Spot="1" />
>>> When I offer a list like this, Scribus imports it with all color fields
>>> black and just the original xml code behind it. So I looked into the xml
>>> files provided, and they showed a header and start-end tags, of course.
>>> Adding those, however, resulted in Scribus telling "not an XML color
>>> So, what now? Here's an excerpt of what my program produces:
>>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
>>> <SCRIBUSCOLORS Name="Pantone-Farben">
>>> < Name="PMS 100" COLOR RGB="#f4ed7c" Spot="1" />
>>> < Name="PMS 101" COLOR RGB="#f4ed47" Spot="1" />
>>> < Name="PMS 102" COLOR RGB="#f9e814" Spot="1" />
>> The lines should be:
>> < COLOR RGB="#f4ed7c" Name="PMS 100" Spot="1" />
>> and so on.
> Hm. That alone won't help either. And the order of RGB, Name and Spot
> shouldn't matter, as it doesn't in the other xml files. But there is one
> more tag called Register, it's missing here, what is it good for?
> When I leave out the whitespaces after < and before />, Scribus won't
> complain anymore, but it imports only one single color without any
My guess is that it's important to have COLOR the first word in the tag.
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