[Tugindia] [OffTopic] format for Off Set printer

Radhakrishnan CV cvr at river-valley.org
Sun Oct 24 09:33:10 CEST 2010

On 23-Oct-2010, at 4:14 PM, Sridhar M.A. wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 23, 2010 at 10:49 AM, H.S.Rai <hsrai at gmx.net> wrote:


>> Can be process a pdf file. If I have generated PDF file with normal,
>> then how to convert it in mirrored.
> Have not seen, but pdftk might help you there.


can create mirrored pdf with pdfLaTeX.

>> Mine has colour graphics. I would like to know FOSS tools to do it
>> (CMYK separated pages).

GIMP has a plugin available at:


But not sure, how far it can help you. I think, you need proprietary software to make color separation.

> Just had a talk with my printer friend. He says, a pdf file is more
> than sufficient :-)

That is true. I have no problems with the print shops here in Trivandrum, they can happily accept PDF.

Best regards

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