[scribus] Grayscale palette

Peter Nermander peter at nermander.se
Wed Nov 25 13:42:09 UTC 2015

2015-11-24 23:32 GMT+01:00 John Culleton <John at wexfordpress.com>:

> There must be a hundred palettes distributed with
> Scribus. My customer's printer of the moment
> doesn't want any spot colors or ICC profiles so I
> have turned off color management. Is there a
> palette that just gives shades of gray or should
> I just use a percentage of black? The printer doesn't
> like transparencies either. The printer has
> already bounced the interior pdf once for the
> presence of an ICC  profile.  Can I use a CMYK
> color like C0 M0 Y0 K30 without inserting an ICC?
> profile?

As others have indicated, this sounds like a printer who either does not
know what he's doing or is not able to explain what he wants.

Maybe what you are looking for is to create just a grayscale PDF? It's in
the PDF Export options, Printer, Screen/web or Grayscale I think are the

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