[pdftex] Two-color printing with pdftex

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Nov 22 08:01:54 CET 2010

On 11/21/2010 11:45 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> Sure, this is more or less Taco's approach.  Taco is using a primary
> color (cmyk 1 0 0 0) and tells the printer "replace Cyan by PANTONE384PC".
> The spotcolor package does a bit more.  It uses PDF features in order
> to define spot colors.  In this case a spot color can be separated by
> name (PANTONE384PC) instead of by value (0.18 0 1 0.31).

A similar approach is possible in ConTeXt, but the number of print shops
that know how to handle spot color separations properly is worryingly

Best wishes,

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