On Mon, 2009-02-23 at 15:12 -0500, John Culleton wrote:
> I copied the standard Gimp color wheel into a png image. I 
> loaded the image into Gimp 2.65. I tried to soft proof it 
> using view>display and then selecting color management and 
> color proof. There was no change in the image.  In theory 
> there should be gray bars in the image where the CMYK gamut 
> did not cover some shades. 
> What more do I need to do to use soft proofing? If icc color 
> profiles are needed how do I make them available to Gimp 
> 2.6.5? I have various icc profiles in ~/colors for use by 
> Scribus.

You can either configure GIMP for Soft Proofing in the Color Management
section in the Preferences dialog, or, if you insist on doing it the
hard way, use View->Display Filters and set up the display filter
manually. Of course you will need color profiles. But it should be
obvious where to set them, no?


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