Nicolas Vaughan nivaca at gmail.com
Wed Aug 19 16:21:12 CEST 2009

The problem with spotcolor.sty is that it requires the pdftex driver for the
graphics package --- which doesn't work in XeLaTeX.
I tried to change spotcolor.sty to load the xetex driver, but I got a clash
Perhaps someone can explain me why that happens.... ?



On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 9:13 AM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>wrote:

> On Aug 19, 2009, at 9:49 AM, jack wrote:
>  XeTeX is not supporting spotcolor.sty file. Anyone please advise any other
>> solutions or any spotcolor package is available in XeTeX?
> You can post-process the .pdf afterwards using Enfocus PitStop to assign
> the required spot colours, or use the old printing fallback of 100% cyan ==
> spot colour FOO.
> If it's only regular repeating elements / reversed out text which need to
> be coloured you could prepare such elements in advance using a tool which
> supports spot colours, then place those using XeTeX, then overprint the
> solid area w/ white XeTeX text to knock it out.
> William
> --
> William Adams
> senior graphic designer
> Fry Communications
> Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.
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