[XeTeX] Color names in XeTeX

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Mon Dec 27 23:59:44 CET 2004

On 27 Dec 2004, at 10:33 pm, Adam Lindsay wrote:

> Jonathan Kew said this at Mon, 27 Dec 2004 22:28:02 +0000:
>> The "original" XeTeX \specials all use an "x:" prefix, and yes, the
>> x:textcolor \special expects 6-digit hex RGB values. (Or 8-digit hex
>> RGBA values, if you want transparency.)
> ... and using hex values remains the only way of achieving 
> transparency?

Yes, for the time being at least.

> Would you consider it supporting it via any of the other, decimal 
> methods?

Yes, I'd consider that; but bear in mind that it will not be compatible 
with the other drivers, then, as they would presumably ignore an extra 
value for alpha.


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