[XeTeX] PDF file info

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Sun Apr 15 00:31:44 CEST 2007

On 14 Apr 2007, at 11:20 pm, baptiste Auguié wrote:

> On 14 Apr 2007, at 21:54, Jonathan Kew wrote:
>> It's possible that the hyperref approach could work, with the correct
>> combination of hyperref options and output driver. If you're on a
>> Mac, try using xdvipdfmx instead of the default xdv2pdf; it might
>> support these features. (To do this, run xelatex with the option -
>> output-driver="xdvipdfmx -q -E".)
> Thanks, that worked!
> Although, I'm wondering what are the differences in using this
> xdvipdfmx : for one thing the transparency in the colors is gone.
> E.g, the fontspec example,
> \fontsize{48}{48}
> \fontspec{Hoefler Text Black}
> {\addfontfeature{Color=FF000099}W}\kern-1ex
> {\addfontfeature{Color=0000FF99}S}\kern-0.8ex
> {\addfontfeature{Color=DDBB2299}P}\kern-0.8ex
> {\addfontfeature{Color=00BB3399}R}
> doesn't work well (plain colors).
> Is that a known issue, or is it a wrong configuration of mine?

It's a known issue. Color support is one area where xdvipdfmx has  
some limitations compared to xdv2pdf. (Are you really needing  
transparency like this, or just curious about the example?)


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