[pdftex] colors and pdflatex

Robin Fairbairns Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk
Fri Nov 28 00:54:24 CET 2003

>     >From robin.fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk  Thu Nov 27 15:33:48 2003
>     >To: Paulo Ney de Souza <desouza at Math.Berkeley.EDU>
>     >cc: thierry.bouche at ujf-grenoble.fr, pdftex at tug.org
>     >Subject: Re: [pdftex] colors and pdflatex 
>     >From: Robin Fairbairns <Robin.Fairbairns at cl.cam.ac.uk>
>     >
>     >paulo ney writes:
>     >
>     >> The bahaviour under "pdfelatex" is EXACTLY the same as under "pdflatex".
>     >
>     >no surprise there, then.  however, thierry said:
>     >
>     >> >have you already tried to compile with pdfelatex and pdfcolmk ?
> 	>
>     >so, did you use the pdfcolmk package too?
> I just corrected myself a few minutes ago ... and after finding out that
> "pdfcolmk" is indeed a package to be used in conjunction with "color" 
> and with the executable "pdfelatex"... all worked fine.
>     >(is this issue really not in the pdftex faq? -- if not, i'll cook up
>     >an answer for the uk tex faq...)
> PDFTeX FAQ ??? I did not know such a thing existed! I tried to look for
> it last night and all I could find on Google was "PdfTeX entries in the 
> UK-TEX-FAQ"  and that did not contain anything about this problem.
> The main PDFTeX page at TUG also does not mention any FAQ ... can you 
> point me to it ?

i thought there was one, but pdftex isn't my area of expertise (in so
far as any is -- i'm just an information magpie).  i certainly can't
offer a pointer, i'm afraid.


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