Also, don't forget the QGIS preview functionality. It's available in the composer and in map canvas.This allows the user to simulate grayscale and monochrome printing.
A sex, 11/11/2016, 18:49, Nicolas Cadieux <nicolas.cadi...@archeotec.ca> escreveu: > Hi, > There is no easy way. The colours on the screen will never be as the > colours on print even with a screen calibration (but it would help if you > can calibrate the screen with the printer). I normally deal with the > publisher or the printer directly. You can ask for a recommended colour > palet. That can help. You can also add a cd to the book with colour > images. > Nicolas > > Le 11 nov. 2016 à 12:26, David Addy [via OSGeo.org] <[hidden email] > <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=5295396&i=0>> a écrit : > > Most of us prepare our maps using colours for different outlines or > different colour shades of fill for polygons. However, there are still > occasions where maps produced for publication in books or magazines will > end up as shades of grey to save the cost of colour printing. This is > certainly the case for most of the local history texts for which I am often > asked to make maps. > This can result in greys which are fairly indistinguishable from each > other, and traditionally this issue was approached by adding hatchings to > the ‘colour’. This could end up as looking a mess and/or failing to > adequately highlight an area of highest activity in distribution maps. > Has anybody got any experience of, or advice for, successfully solving > the problem of making monochrome maps look more attractive and useful? > > > ------------------------------ > If you reply to this email, your message will be added to the discussion > below: > > http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/Plea-for-help-with-monochrome-maps-for-publication-tp5295385.html > To start a new topic under Quantum GIS - User, email [hidden email] > <http:///user/SendEmail.jtp?type=node&node=5295396&i=1> > To unsubscribe from Quantum GIS - User, click here. > NAML > <http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/template/NamlServlet.jtp?macro=macro_viewer&id=instant_html%21nabble%3Aemail.naml&base=nabble.naml.namespaces.BasicNamespace-nabble.view.web.template.NabbleNamespace-nabble.view.web.template.NodeNamespace&breadcrumbs=notify_subscribers%21nabble%3Aemail.naml-instant_emails%21nabble%3Aemail.naml-send_instant_email%21nabble%3Aemail.naml> > > > ------------------------------ > View this message in context: Re: Plea for help with monochrome maps for > publication > <http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/Plea-for-help-with-monochrome-maps-for-publication-tp5295385p5295396.html> > Sent from the Quantum GIS - User mailing list archive > <http://osgeo-org.1560.x6.nabble.com/Quantum-GIS-User-f4125267.html> at > Nabble.com. > _______________________________________________ > Qgis-user mailing list > Qgisfirstname.lastname@example.org > List info: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-user > Unsubscribe: http://lists.osgeo.org/mailman/listinfo/qgis-user -- Alexandre Neto --------------------- @AlexNetoGeo http://sigsemgrilhetas.wordpress.com http://gisunchained.wordpress.com
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