[gs-bugs] [Bug 689802] New: EPS Darkening

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Wed Apr 23 09:57:07 PDT 2008


           Summary: EPS Darkening
           Product: Ghostscript
           Version: 8.62
          Platform: PC
        OS/Version: Windows XP
            Status: UNCONFIRMED
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P4
         Component: PS Interpreter
        AssignedTo: support at artifex.com
        ReportedBy: roxton at gmail.com
         QAContact: gs-bugs at ghostscript.com

Use Case:
I have an EPS graphic created from Photoshop.

When I view this EPS in gsview32, the flower is brown.

I convert it into a PDF using ghostscript:

gswin32c -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile="my.pdf" -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE
-dPDFSETTINGS=/prepress -dEncodeColorImages=false -dEncodeGrayImages=false
-dEncodeMonoImages=false "my.eps"

When I view the PDF in Acrobat Reader, the flower is still brown.  When I view
the PDF is gsview, the flower is almost black.

If I convert either that PDF or the original EPS into a postscript document
using the pswrite device, gsview shows the output with the flower almost black.

My concern is with the color change of the flower and the inconsistency of the
PDF view between Acrobat Reader and gsview.

(I'm assuming Bugzilla will allow me to append my test files after adding the

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