[scribus] re washed out printout

Terry Todd tlt at badger.tltodd.com
Fri May 16 18:09:10 CEST 2008


If your test print of my file came out like the darker pdf file
(scribus-test2.pdf) then you are seeing the exact same problem I
am seeing.  I would expect the printout to come out in full color
like the first pdf file (scribus-test1.pdf).

Terry Todd

On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 11:54:15AM -0400, Henry Hartley wrote:
> Terry Todd wrote:
> >> If you saw in this thread I did try those options.  They do
> >> nothing for printing directly from scribus.
> >> 
> >> They only affect exporting to a PDF file from scribus.
> >> 
> >> As I stated previously I am getting the impression most people
> >> do not print directly from scribus but instead export to PDF and
> >> then print the exported file.  Is this the case?
> I'm sorry, you're right, I did missunderstand the question.  I thought
> you were wondering why the one PDF was washed out and the other wasn't.
> In general I do produce a PDF and print from that but I can't say
> whether that's what "most people" do.  The reason I do it is that I do
> most of my Scribus work at home but have much better printers available
> at the office.  It's much easier to carry a single PDF to work for
> printing and since it's what I'll give the printer if I'm heading in
> that direction, it's not really an extra step.
> That being said, when I loaded your SLA file and printed it directly, it
> came out looking exactly like the darker of the two supplied PDF files
> (with the exception of the slanted picture).  So, no, I'm not seeing
> this problem.  This was with version 1.3.4.  I see that you tried
> turning off color management without any improvement.  That's what I
> would have suggested.  I still think it's likely an RGB/CMYK issue,
> though.  When you turned off color management, was that in Preferences
> or Document Settings?
> -- 
> Henry
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