[Scribus] Creation of PDFs in black and white

Le Tigre scribus
Tue Feb 21 10:00:05 CET 2006

Rich Shepard a ?crit :
> On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, James King wrote:
>>... however I've not been able to find a resolution on creating black &
>>white PDFs from colour documents.
>>My printer requests it this way, and I also like to prepare small web-based
>>colour versions to be released after publication (so creating the layouts
>>in B&W isn't an option).
> James,
>    I'm not sure why there's a problem. If you print your document on a laser
> printer, for example, the images are rendered in grey scale, not color
> (unless you have a color LaserJet, of course). Now, if all you have is an
> inkjet printer, that's a horse of a different garage.
>    Make two versions of your color images. The original, in color, for viewing
> on computer monitors, and one in grey scale for printing. Use The GIMP to do
> the conversion ... or Imagemagick's convert.
> Rich
I think that James wants to export 2 kinds of PDF: 1 in color, and the 
other in B/W, from the same document (which is in colour).
So what he needs is the option Color in export: "Output intended for":
- Printer makes a pdf in color
- Greyscale makes a pdk B/W


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