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The Book of Inkscape by Dmitry Kirsanov

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18.10 Color Management

The goal of color management tools is to ensure that the colors in your artwork are correctly translated between different output devices, most often from screen to print. The ranges of colors that can be reproduced are different for different devices, and some color distortions are unavoidable. Color management allows you to preview, control, and thereby minimize these distortions.

In Inkscape, color management is a developing area, and it is still in a quite primitive state. You can use screen proofing to preview output colors; however, using Inkscape alone, you cannot properly prepare a file for print (i.e., color-separate it and save it with a color profile embedded). However, in most cases you can get the result you ...

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