Different ways to define color inside a PDF (RGB, CMYK, etc)

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How does Java handle different Images and ColorSpaces –…

There are lots of different ways of describing Color. As developers, we are most familiar with the RGB model, where every color is defined...
Mark Stephens
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Interesting PDF bugs – ICC Colorspace alt setting

The PDF file I have been looking at today has an issue which is more of a Java ‘feature‘ than a PDF bug but...
Mark Stephens
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Fine tuning PDF image color with ICC profiles

Colour can be a complicated topic in PDF because not only can you have lots of different types of color in PDF (Lab, RGB,...
Mark Stephens
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Interesting PDF bugs – using SMask and image ‘the…

Not sure if this is strictly a bug but it is certainly an ‘interesting’ way to use the PDF spec and unduly complex. When...
Mark Stephens
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Understanding the PDF file Format – ICCBased Colorspaces

I introduced Color in a previous article and there are lots of different types of Colorspaces to suit all occasions. One of the more...
Mark Stephens
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