[argyllcms] Re: Could someone help me understand something applying printer profiles.

  • From: "Hal V. Engel" <hvengel@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2008 13:41:32 -0800

On Thursday 24 January 2008 13:33:20 Lars Tore Gustavsen wrote:
> On Jan 24, 2008 7:44 PM, Leonard Evens <len@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > I posted something to the Gimp-user list saying the following about
> > printing images using a printer profile which has been edited using gimp
> > 2.4, which does not yet provide that capability.
> Not an answer on your question, but did you print the target from gimp?
> I "tested" gimp 2.4 some time ago for target printing, when someone
> asked me if they could print a target from gimp. I found out there
> where no way to select "no profile" as assigned profile, even if I
> switched color management off inn the menu. I ended up so suspicious
> that I recommended them photoprint and cinepaint for the target print
> or even gimp before 2.4.
> Lars Tore

GIMP does not do anything color management related with printed output.  It 
just sends whatever you tell it to print to the printer unmolested.


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