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Working with Colors in Scribus

Dec 15, 2010, 07:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Cedric Gemy)

[ Thanks to Naheed for this link. ]

"Even though you can see lots of black-only documents (such as books and the daily press) everyday, it's true that there are more and more full-color advertising brochures being printed. So color is becoming an important printing method. An in-between approach of printing with black and only one another color is less interesting, but is still used for many documents and can be considered as a creative approach. In any case, we need to be sure that the color we have on screen matches the printed results. From this, it becomes evident that using color in Scribus is not just a click here or there but is the result of both aesthetic choices and the capacity of the printing process.

"In this article by Cedric Gemy, author of Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide, we will spend some time on using some color options, and will be able to get a custom render when needed. Especially, we shall:

* Create and apply CMYK colors
* Create spot colors
* Use gradients and patterns"

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