[tex-live] Spot colors (was: TeX finding filenames with spaces)

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Jan 15 10:35:21 CET 2004

On 2004-01-14 15:13:23 -0800, Pierre MacKay wrote:
> Let's just take the problem I recently published here.  I am required
> to supply an in-RIP color separation for a two-color cover to a
> journal, and the colors must be specified as Pantone Spot colors.  All
> the Latex I can find (I don't happen to use LaTeX because I had to
> develop my formats before LaTeX was sufficiently far along to be
> considered, and I don't know even now whether the in-line PostScript I
> have to use to get display titles right is possible in LaTeX) tells me
> how to use RGB and, somewhat grudgingly, how to use CMYK.  Spot colors
> are not even mentioned.

Because no normal LaTeX user needs them. They _are_ possible in
pdfTeX, but it takes some wizardry with \pdfliteral.

Now could we please continue _this_ discussion _only_ on the pdfTeX
list, where it belongs?

Best regards

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