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Jupeku

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How i can made grayscale pdf for book ?
« on: July 30, 2013, 04:02:52 pm »
How i can made grayscale pdf for book ? which i mean dont have anything else black ink used even for photos. pdf/x-3 export dont seem support grayscale export.

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Re: How i can made grayscale pdf for book ?
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2013, 04:50:16 pm »
You can have a look at this forum topic http://forums.scribus.net/index.php?topic=615.0 for some advice. (More specifically, see utnik's answers, and ignore my own mad rantings at the end.)

But are you sure you really need PDF/X-3? It might be worth checking with your printer to see if there would be any problems or other issues with using PDF 1.4 instead. It might save a lot of work just to check first.

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Re: How i can made grayscale pdf for book ?
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2013, 06:02:01 pm »
How i can made grayscale pdf for book ? which i mean dont have anything else black ink used even for photos. pdf/x-3 export dont seem support grayscale export.

I'm afraid to output as pdf-x3 need icc profile (requirements of the standard pdfx-3), but Scribus supports gray icc profile only for bitmaps when they have embed gray icc profile.
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