[texhax] [TexHax] Black/white colour PDF

Jean-Baptiste Valsamis jvalsamiug at gmail.com
Fri May 28 04:07:37 CEST 2010

Well, I did
\newcommand{\bhline}{\noalign{\hrule height 1pt}}
On every table, when I use \bhline (a bold hline), it is printed in colour.

The 10 b/w pages are blank page. Actually, with the fancy header, the

It also put a bold line in the top of all my pages.

Would it be a mismatch between "automatic" colour and "black" ? It exists in
graphics... But i don't know the difference


On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 5:17 PM, William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>wrote:

> On May 27, 2010, at 10:57 AM, Jean-Baptiste Valsamis wrote:
> > When I printed my PHD, the printer was supposed to check if the pages
> contains colour or not. After that, the printer counted 240 pages in coluor
> and 10 pages in black/white. The thing is that each times I use a rule (like
> in fancy header or in tabular), they are printed in colour (the black is not
> the same than in the text). Do you have an idea how to tell to LaTex that I
> want all my pages in black/white except some pages that I could mark with a
> command like : \allowcolouronthispage... (I just found the name :D)
> > Many thanks guys (and ladies)!
> It'd help if you'd provide a minimal example of how you make such rules ---
> presumably the 10 b/w pages didn't have any such rules?
> There are supposed to be certain pages which do have colour?
> William
> --
> William Adams
> senior graphic designer
> Fry Communications
> Sphinx of black quartz, judge my vow.
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