[Scribus] Preferred graphic formats.
Tue Feb 21 15:15:25 CET 2006
On Tuesday 21 February 2006 15:06, John R. Culleton wrote:
> On Monday 20 February 2006 14:46, Christoph Sch?fer wrote:
> > Am Montag, 20. Februar 2006 20:06 schrieb John R. Culleton:
> > > 1. If I scan and save a photo using Xsane, what format is preferred
> > > for import into a CMYK Scribe document?
> > >
> > > Xsane will save as JPEG, PNG, PNM, PostScript or TIFF.
> > >
> > > 2. If I have a color graphic created in Gimp, what is the
> > > preferred format for import into a CMYK Scribus document?
> > >
> > > Gimp only uses RGB, but will save in all the above plus many
> > > more.
> > >
> > > 3. If I must import a RGB model illustration, should I just
> > > import it as is or should I run it through a conversion program
> > > first?
> > Hi John,
> > please have a look at the docs:
> > http://docs.scribus.net/index.php?lang=en&page=importhints
> > You can find the same information in the Scribus help browser.
> > Cheers,
> > Christoph
> Thanks for your reply. Now, do you have a suggestion for #3 above?
> The object of course is a Scribus document using only cmyk
Import the RGB file and select Printer (which is CMYK) on the colour tab of
the PDF export dialog. This will convert all to CMYK. Turning on colour
management with all the correct profiles installed and activated may then
give you a better export of course.
Probably set up colour management,
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