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Title: Monitor calibration system-wide and / or (?) in Scribus
Post by: MaxPerl on December 25, 2019, 03:26:39 pm
Hello everybody,

I have calibrated my laptop monitor with a Pantone Huey and DisplayCal (unfortunately only 60 % of sRGB :-(  but I am only a hobby Designer ;-)  ). My question is now, how I have to setup the monitor profile. I can do it system-wide with Displaycal or only in Scribus or both system-wide and in Scribus.
What is the right Setup?

Thanks for your help,
Max
Title: Re: Monitor calibration system-wide and / or (?) in Scribus
Post by: a.l.e on December 28, 2019, 11:29:04 am
hi max

i'm not a color management expert... but you should be able to add you color profile to the place where all color profile reside and then pick it in scribus in the preferences > color management.

you can also add new paths in the preferences > paths... if you don't know where scribus is looking for scribus on your system.

i guess that it should also be possible to set it system wide, too... if it's recognized by LCMS2 (little cms, the color management system used by scribus).
Title: Re: Monitor calibration system-wide and / or (?) in Scribus
Post by: MaxPerl on December 29, 2019, 10:58:12 am
Dear a.l.e.,

Thank you very much for your answer. I enable the system-wide monitor profile with dispwin, which is part of displayCal, so I don't think that LittleCMS is aware of it? I find the colors in Scribus also to altered when the monitor profile is enabled system-wide AND in scribus. On the other hand I don't understand why the colors are different if I view a exported PDF (with Monitor/Internet setting) with a pdf viewer and the monitor profile enabled by dispwin...

Does anyone have a similar setup and can explain me this? Does anybody use DisplayCal with scribus?

Thanks for any help,
Max