Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Software > Printing - Qimage Support Forum

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Apr 11, 2009, 1:34 AM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 1
Default

In CS3 I filled the background of a TIFF with the RGB color 255/254/243. The rest of the TIFF contains a collage of various photographs. In Qimage v2007.151 I place this TIFF on the page using "Original Size", then set the Page Background Color to the very same RGB color I used in CS3, 255/254/243.

In the Qimage preview, the area of the TIFF that was set to 255/254/243 looks different than the Qimage page backround color ... the Qimage page background seems to have a bit more red.

The printed copy (EPSON 3800) also shows this slight difference. I need them to look the very same.

Why would this happen? What's the solution?

Interp: is set to Hybrid. Sharpen is set to 6. I've been using Qimage for 2 years with this same printer, and my various ICC's seem to perform well.

Thanks.
rbedford is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Apr 11, 2009, 2:00 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 556
Default

First, upgrade to the latest version. The one you are using is a couple years (and probably close to 100 versions) old. Try again with the latest version.

If the colors still don't match, you have a color space mismatch. Qimage uses sRGB color space when you pick the page background color. That should have no impact on a color like 255,254,243 which would be the same in both sRGB and Adobe RGB color spaces, so in this case, it might just be the version you are using. Make sure you print a sample with the latest version to be sure since the printed version is what you are really interested in.

Mike
http://www.ddisoftware.com
mchaney is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 8:00 PM.