I had looked at the 'Document Properties > Color Management >
> Linked Color Profiles' before but none of my devices were showing up
there. So I assumed it was to do with the lack of settings in my
However I've just looked at it again and it is now showing my devices.
This may be connected to the fact I have copied my icc profiles into
/users/<username>/.local/share/colors/icc as an attempt to get the
Inkscape Properties Color Management tab working.
I've just tried removing the icc files from
/users/<username>/.local/share/colors/icc and they disappear from the
Document Properties --> Color Profile option. If I put them back, they
I'm not sure if this the desired behaviour but it would be more sensible
if Inkscape Preferences and Document Preferences both looked in the same
locations for icc files.
Thanks for the help.
> On 2/12/09 14:39, Chris Tregenza wrote:
>> Inkscape 0.47 r22583 Built Nov 24 2009
>> OSX 10.5.8
>> None of the color management options work.
>> The Inkscape Preferences -> Colour Management tab has a drop-down list
>> for Display Profile.
>> This only lists <None> as an option. The mouse-over says that it checks
>> four different directories. I have confirm that all four directories
>> exist and at least one of them contains valid ICC profiles (e.g. they
>> work correctly in Scribus).
>> The Device Profile drop-down on the same tab, has no options, appears to
>> be greyed out and has no mouse-over information.
>> Is this a bug or am I missing something?
>> Any help or suggestions appreciated. I'm trying to create a CMYK
>> compatible PNG file for import into a PDF that is going to a
>> professional printers.
> IIUC you are looking for 'Document Properties > Color Management >
> Linked Color Profiles' to link an available ICC Color Profile to your
> SVG document. After you have linked one it will be available in the
> 'Fill&Stroke' CMS tab.
> The 'Inkscape Preferences > Color Management > Color adjustment' lets
> you choose a ColorSync Profile for your monitor: on my MBP with 10.5.8 I
> have only 'Color LCD' or 'None' to choose from. The Device Profile
> selector is empty here too. I don't know about that.
> If you used some prerelease versions with the same login account, it
> could be that the Display Profile is wrongly set in the preferences file
> and cannot be changed, and as a result Inkscape crashes when you open
> the 'Document Properties' dialog. Please see bug #482148 and #455894 for
> available workarounds.
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