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satterle

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Color warning triangle
« on: January 31, 2020, 03:42:45 am »
I created a master page with my own set of RGB colors. I then created a separate file with the stock Scribus colors because sometimes I just need my small palette. If I want more, I do an Edit/Colors/Import.

It's being working well for the past couple of years, but now I get red and yellow warning triangles next to some of both my colors and the Scribus stock colors. What am I being warned about???

For instance, I have a red that's 219 0 0 that has the warning. If I go into the color widget and edit and select "is a spot color", the widget flips form RGB to CMYK color model and gets rid of the triangle. If I switch back to RGB, the color definition is now 219 14 15. If I change the definition back to 219 0 0, the triangle pops up again. The Scribus colors that exhibit this behavior include Maroon, Napier green, and Orange-red.

Scribus 1.4.6 on Mint Linux.

jghali

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Re: Color warning triangle
« Reply #1 on: January 31, 2020, 11:02:12 pm »
The warning triangle indicates that the corresponding color cannot be reproduced exactly in the colorspace described by selected printer ICC profile. Printer profile can be selected in File > Preferences > Color Management for future documents or File > Document Setup > Color Management for current documents.

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Re: Color warning triangle
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2020, 02:03:46 am »
Thanks for the explanation. Any idea why the ICC profile would change - I haven't done anything. Currently they're set to RGB: 20F9CT01WW and CMYK: Chemical proof.

Edit: Sorry, answered my own question - previous docs did not have color management turned on!
« Last Edit: February 01, 2020, 02:06:48 am by satterle »

 

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