[pdftex] Spot colors (was: TeX finding filenames with spaces)

William F. Adams wadams at atlis.com
Tue Jan 20 15:03:40 CET 2004

On Friday, January 16, 2004, at 04:35  AM, Hans Hagen wrote:

> So you got color tugboats?

No, my post-processing was typically ``fixing'' Type 3 fonts, and 
setting things to be grayscale.

> Maybe GhostScript can be used to convert colors, esp since it can do 
> pdf to pdf conversion.

I'd be surprised if that works.

Thierry then said:
>> Well, but how do you use consistently a two color model when you
> also
>> have images from photoshop/illustrator?

and Ulrich responded:
> If you take cyan for your pantone then of course the same is true for
> photoshop/illustrator. Consistency is the magic word here.
> You or your printer can use third party software like Pitstop too.
> Then you can even change globally cyan to pantone.

Yep, that's what we usually do. This even works if the Illustrator / 
PhotoShop art is set to by a PMS, then one sets the TeX files to use 
whatever is desired, and then one creates a script which changes each 
colour instance.


William Adams, publishing specialist
voice - 717-731-6707 | Fax - 717-731-6708

More information about the pdftex mailing list