[scribus] How can I obtain brown colour for the typeface and object filling?

ale rimoldi ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Thu Oct 15 09:25:07 UTC 2015

hey jluc

On 15/10/15 11:01, JLuc wrote:
> Le 15/10/2015 09:46, ale rimoldi a écrit :
>> why am i asking you why are giving this suggestion? because i'd like 
>> to figure out why is it so hard to find out how to
>> create colors in scribus.
>> of course we need a "+" button close to the places where you can 
>> select colors... but are there other things we should
>> change to get make it easier to use?
> The facts :
> yesterday i had to create a color for a title
> that had to match exactly the color of a logo.
> I had the inkscape and png file and could find the color there in 
> inkscape or gimp,
> but when using the values hex values in scribus, it didnt match
> either using CMJN values or RGB.
> I later improved inkscape color management settings
> and could reach some better color matching in scribus,
> but still different
> and only using RGB values to define the created color
> (CMJN values led to bad matching)
> "Pourtant" :
> Whether inkscape uses optimal or not optimal parameters to produce the 
> file
> scribus manages its way to produce a pdf and to display a color on 
> screen.
> Scribus *knows* what it does, whether optimal or not.
> Conclusion :
> Scribus knowing how it manages the inkscape file colors,
> should be able to give me an advice on how to create that color
> so i'm able to use it for my titles.
> In this situation, a tool like a smart color picker would improve 
> color creation.
> 'Smart' meaning : understanding color management and how scribus 
> manages it.

would it not be worth to create a ticket with a sample svg/png showing 
the problem? and exact steps to reproduce?


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