[HLUG] printer settings
joolsr at fastmail.fm
Fri May 4 08:24:39 BST 2007
Graham Cole wrote:
> I can print with good colour with GIMP but with adobe Reader and Open Office the red comes out brown! When I get a test print from the "printers" window the red is red. Can anyone advise me why red is not always red?
> It's possible that I once, long ago, tweaked my printer advanced settings (density, balance, colour density fine adjustment etc) and now I would like to try returning to default values but don't know how to. If I did tweak things, why does GIMP give good results with my printer but OO and Reader don't?
I cant give much of an answer, so hopefully someone else can help out.
But the Gimp sometimes uses quite a different printing system,
('gutenprint' (previously 'gimp print'), so that might explain the
Try reinstalling gutenprint or gimp print and/or removing the config
files related to that.
This may be difficult with dependencies, and slightly dangerous but it
Ah, just read your post again. So its Adobe Reader and OO, that give odd
Try the old OOo printer admin tool, its used to be a separate app on its
own, but these days isnt made visible. Doesnt explain why Adobe Reader
has a problem tho.
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