[scribus] re washed out printout
tlt at badger.tltodd.com
Sun May 18 02:01:26 CEST 2008
I would agree with you but there is such a drastic difference that
there is obviously some problem with scribus here. Fiddling in
gimp shouldn't be required.
On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 08:12:12AM +1000, Owen wrote:
> > Here's another piece of data. I installed scribus 18.104.22.168 on yet
> > another Windows XP system and printed the test file to a HP C5180
> > inkjet printer and it worked OK. Both printers I tried initially
> > were both PostScript printers. Could it be that there might be
> > a problem with scribus sending directly to PostScript printers.
> > Does anyone have a PostScript printer they can try?
> I don't wish to display my ignorance of the black art of printing, but if
> you look at http://www.normankoren.com/color_management_2.html it will be
> apparent that there is more to printing than printers, scribus and
> postscript. Profiling pays a big part.
> If was my picture, for my printer, I would fiddle with the image in the
> Gimp or other image manipulation program so that the result was what I
> If the picture was for publication, I would give the image as is to the
> printer and let them worry about producing the desired results.
> If the image was for internet distribution, I wouldn't worry cause it will
> end up in a 1000 incorrectly profiled monitors and printed on a thousand
> different and probably incorrectly profiled printers with a 1000 different
> types of paper.
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