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Re: gksm2ps and printing

Hi Dave,
You're right.  gksm2ps produces postscript in the RGB format.  The
answer is to use a graphics program to convert the postscript file from
RGB to CMYK.   Here is a message about one way to do that.  No
doubt there are other ways using other graphics programs.


David Bailey wrote:

> Hi,
> We recently purchased a new color printer (Xerox Phaser 860) for our group
> and have noticed a "problem" with the figures produced from Ferret. The
> colors do not come out as they appear on the screen, where they come out
> fine from Matlab. As far as I can tell, gksm2ps produces postscript in the
> RGB space while Matlab's print function produces postscript in the CMYK
> space. The printer of course is CMYK, so I believe that it does not
> convert the RGB postscript very well.
> Has anyone else experienced this? I wondered if there is a simple
> conversion tool (for UNIX) for RGB to CMYK postscript? Other suggestions?
> Regards,
> Dave
> --
> David A. Bailey, bailey@ocean.washington.edu
> School of Oceanography, University of Washington
> Box 355351, Seattle, WA 98195-5351 USA
> ph: +1 206 221 6570 fax: +1 206 685 3354
> web: http://www.ocean.washington.edu/~bailey

Ansley Manke  Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory  Seattle WA  (206)526-6246

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