[argyllcms] Re: colprof and proofing purposes

  • From: Martin Weberg <martin.weberg@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: argyllcms@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 28 Sep 2009 11:49:14 +0200

2009/9/28 Michael Schulz <ms.typografik@xxxxxx>:
>>> - black generation: the advice of the RIP manufacturer is using a long and
>>> wide black generation.
>> Then, I would kick-in black earlier like 0.1 and use some more black.
>
> I'm sorry, there was a mistake in my description about the black ink
> generation advice from the RIP manufacturer. It should be a SHORT and wide
> black. Short to avoid the spoiling effect of black in light and medium
> colours, so black should only be used in dark and saturated tones. The
> inkjet printer doesn't use a light black.

Ok. I would print a test image typical for my work, look for those
black dots and adjust accordingly until they blend in.

> Concerning a "wide black": how can I achieve this with Argyll's -kp option
> ...if it is possible...?

As far as I know there are no option to adjust "width". But I think it
is pretty wide as default.

Martin Weberg

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