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

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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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Understanding the PDF file Format – PDF image color…

This article is all about color in PDF images, and exactly what the depth of an image means in practice. All PDF images will...
Mark Stephens
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