Author Topic: How do I manage to NOT embed the colour profiles of images during PDF export?  (Read 1282 times)

Captain Cappuccino

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Hello everybody,

I am using Scribus 1.4.5 on Mac. I have set up a colour managed workflow (see first screenshot), my images are in Adobe RGB colourspace and have this profile embedded. The printer wants a PDF where the images do not have a colour profile embedded. The Scribus export dialogue is unclear (see second screenshot). While InDesign provides a checkbox which is clearly labelled, saying "Do not embed image profiles" (from memory), the Scribus export dialogue leaves me scratching my head.

Thank you...

Captain Cappuccino

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It seems I can only attach one screenshot at a time... Attached here is what I called the first screenshot in my post above.

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Okay. I have discovered by accident that Scribus provides tool tips which appear after a while of hovering over a dialogue.
For the checkbox next to "Use Colour Profile", the tool tip says: "Embed a colour profile for images".

Now, that is the information that belongs right next to the checkbox!! No tool tip needed then!

Scribus is full of usability issues like this.

a.l.e

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hi captain

we need people who know how to design a good UI to make good proposals!

i fully agree that using tooltips for important warnings is a bad things, but putting warnings everywhere in a "random" way is not the solution either.

in plain english (as far my english skills allow it...)

- we need somebody proposing a concept
- we need a discussion on the concept
- we need to gradually implement the concept

that sounds easy :-)

 

palmate