[argyllcms] Re: Gutenprint and ink limits.

  • From: Graeme Gill <graeme@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 31 Jul 2007 06:12:23 +1000

Lars Tore Gustavsen wrote:

My question this time is:
Can I just skip the -l (ink limits) option to targen when I plan to
use the uncorrected  color mode?
Or should I definitely take the step and learn myself ink limits and
linearization? It is not very tempting, since I read this sentence
about the raw mode in the user manual: "it is very easy to damage the

If you're doing CMYK printing to a real device, then you almost
certainly have to set an ink limit to avoid ink running off the page.
A small chart with a range of colors (ie. a small color cube)
is one way of assessing a suitable ink limit.

Graeme Gill.

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