To show meaningful names for Canon ICC/ICM color profiles

I’m starting to use PL4 to print to my Canon Pixma-Pro100.
In the print module, I get a number of cryptic choices for color profiles indicating different types of Canon papers with the Pro-100 inks. I found a ‘decoder ring’ (the name the print module shows is to the left of ‘.ICM’. To the right of that is what the profile is for):

CNBBDDB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2/3 Matte Photo Paper
CNBBDIB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2/3 Fine Art Museum Etching
CNBBDKA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss
CNBBDKC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss
CNBBDMA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Plus Glossy&Gold
CNBBDMC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Plus Glossy&Gold
CNBBDNA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Pro Platinum
CNBBDNC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Pro Platinum
CNBBDPB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2 Other Fine Art Paper 1
CNBBDQB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2 Other Fine Art Paper 2
CNBBDRB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2 Other Glossy Paper
CNBBDUA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Pro Luster
CNBBDUC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Pro Luster
CNBBDVA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Pro Platinum N
CNBBDVC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Pro Platinum N
CNBBDWB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2/3 Photo Paper Pro Premium Matte
CNBBDXB0.ICM Canon PRO-100 2/3 Matte Photo Paper N
CNBBDYA0.ICM Canon PRO-100 1/2 Photo Paper Plus Glossy&Gold A
CNBBDYC0.ICM Canon PRO-100 3 Photo Paper Plus Glossy&Gold A
CNBJPRN3.ICM Canon IJ Color Printer Profile 2005

This works fine for me, now that I know what’s what.
But it would make printing easier for anyone printing to Canon if the print module showed the more-meaningful strings. The Canon forum folks tell me those are embedded in ICC/ICM files.
Not sure if I should classify this as a ‘bug’ or as a ‘what feature do you want’ (?)

Hello,

@alex could you please, have a look at the issue and say if we can do something about it ?

Thank you,
Regards,
Svetlana G.

Hello,

It’s definitely ‘what feature do you want’.

Alex

Thank you. I’ll transform it into the request. @bobkoure could you, please, vote for it?

Regards,
Svetlana G.

Done.
BTW, one way to get PL to show more meaningful names is to rename the ICM files as PL shows the filename.
For anyone else printing to a Canon Pixma Pro-100, that ‘decoder ring’ is here.
I expect the same issue exists for other Canon printers, but I’ve been unable to test that.

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