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Scribus 1.3.5 Beginner's Guide by Cedric Gemy

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Time for action - managing colors in Scribus

That said, how do you manage colors in Scribus?

  1. First of all, Scribus needs to know where the profiles are stored on your system. This will usually be:
    • /usr/share/color/icc on Linux.
    • spool/drivers/colors of your Microsoft Windows system folder.
    • Libray/ColorSync/Profiles on Mac.
    • But you can store them where you want and tell Scribus where they are when you go to the General tab of the Preferences window and change the directory for the ICC profile. This can be done only if no document is opened.
  2. Then you need to configure the color management tools. You can do it from:
    • The monitor icon that is placed at the right-hand side of the status bar. Keeping the mouse button pressed on it will display the Configure ...

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