[XeTeX] \font "<platform font>":color=FFFFFF produces black, not white glyphs

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Mar 29 19:11:45 CEST 2015

Professional Acrobat contains Prepress Tools that can verify PDF and fix
quite a lot of problems. It costs money but a damaged book may cost even
more. And there is also a PitStop plugin that may be useful. Many print
houses have it and complain if the supplied PDF does not conform to PDF/X.

Zdeněk Wagner

2015-03-29 19:03 GMT+02:00 Philip Taylor <P.Taylor at rhul.ac.uk>:

> Ah, right.  In that case, perhaps belt and braces :  color=FFFFFE00 ?
> And certainly a page-proof or two before commissioning all 540 pages !
> ** Phil.
> --------
> Zdenek Wagner wrote:
>> Just a word of warning, some phototypesetters do not treat transparency
>> correctly, transparent means black for them. Once I forgot to remove
>> transparency from a part of my TIFF image and this part was printed
>> black although on my screen the PDF (created by pdftex) was white. Since
>> that time I examine my TIFF files by tiffinfo to be sure that they are
>> not transparent.
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