Colour printing question.
On 07/06/11 17:56, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
> On 03/06/11 00:29, Konstantin Svist wrote:
>> On 06/02/2011 03:14 PM, Erik P. Olsen wrote:
>>> I have an HP Photosmart 8400 printer which can be accessed from both a linux box
>>> and a windows box. When printing the same image from the two boxes the windows
>>> print is far superior to the linux print. I have used for testing an image
>>> scanned by a flat bed scanner (HP ScanJet 7400c) and the colours from the
>>> windows print are very close to the original document. The linux print looks
>>> somewhat misty. How can I change the printing software so it will produce more
>>> natural colours?
>>> HP PhotoSmart 8400 Foomatic/hpijs
>> Check printing options to make sure you don't have options like "ink
>> saver" and that the DPI is reasonably high.
>> If that doesn't help, check if windows driver installed a color profile
>> for the printer - you'll want to install it in Fedora, too.
> Thanks for replying.
> There is no "ink saver" option or the like and DPI is set to 600.
> I can't find any colour profile in windows and I don't know where to look for
> similar file in Fedora.
> However, I find in the printing settings values like Saturation = 100%, Hue
> adjustment = 0 and Gamma = 1000. Tweaking these values does change the colour
> impression somewhat but I haven't found the "correct" combination. So I assume
> I'll have to continue tweaking until I am satisfied. I wish there were a
> description on how to.
Changing Saturation to 200 did the trick.
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