[NTG-context] Black generation in cmyk output

Siep Kroonenberg siepo at cybercomm.nl
Fri Dec 3 18:23:09 CET 2004


On Fri, Dec 03, 2004 at 11:00:54AM +0100, Piotr Kopszak wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 02, 2004 at 11:10:51AM +0100, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> > 
> > Just curious: why do you need a cmyk pdf document? I'm asking because the 
> > requirement often implies that you are using a less-than-modern printing 
> > house. If that is the case, you may be better off using PostScript instead 
> > of PDF.
> > 
> > Greetings, Taco
> 
> Actually, I was asked once  to deliver one, because the printing house
> charged extra  money for  processing rgb pdf.   But true, this  time I
> simply need postscript output. Hence  another question. I was asked to
> deliver all  pages as separate EPS  files. I was  using ghostscript to
> obtain individual  pages but is there  any option to get  all pages in
> the document as separate files using ConTeXt?
> 
> Piotr

pdftops, part of the xpdf suite, should be able to do that with
something like

pdftops -eps -paper match -f pageno -l pageno file.pdf file_pageno.eps 

-- 
Siep Kroonenberg


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