Author Topic: Export PDF for 20% Dot Gain  (Read 1540 times)


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Export PDF for 20% Dot Gain
« on: May 17, 2019, 10:52:46 am »
Is it possible in Scribus to generate a pdf with compensation for 20% dot gain, for web press printing? If so, how? I am fighting an uphill battle to get people in my organization to move from InDesign to Scribus, but the ability to produce pdfs suitable for web-press printing is a greater obstacle than mere user-interface preferences...


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Re: Export PDF for 20% Dot Gain
« Reply #1 on: May 17, 2019, 06:25:54 pm »
i'm not a color expert, but i did a bit of (internet) research for you:

- you might be able to tweak the frequency in the fields enabled by "use custom rendering settings" in the color tab of the export to pdf
- you can use an icc color profile that sets the dot gain

can you please give feedback, if one of these solutions does work for you?