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Transparency and PDF: Wrong Colors (Bug / Feature Request) [closed]

There are some questions regarding rendering problems (color shifts) in Adobe Acrobat Reader when using transparency in tikz and friends or transparent PNGs. The solutions (that work for me so far) ...
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Why does XeTeX change gray scale JPG to CMYK?

I always thought that none of the engines is capable of converting colors of external image files. However today I noticed that a gray scale image gets – somehow – converted to CMYK when using xelatex ...
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Inkscape SVG with opacity exported to PDF in pdflatex document not displayed correctly on Mac OS X

I use Inkscape to create graphics which I export to PDFs in order to include them into a LaTeX documents (with \includegraphics and using pdflatex). I didn't notice that there is something wrong until ...
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ConTeXt: PDF Colour Space

Background Trying to create a PDF that includes a vectorized cover page having transparent colours. I would like the PDF to have the same appearance in Acrobat Reader, Firefox PDF Viewer, Foxit ...
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Pros and cons: pdflatex+gs vs gs+pdflatex

I need to be producing two versions of documents I deal with: colour and grayscale. Of course the real issue are images. I'm not the author of the documents nor the images, I'm only the typesetter. ...
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How to deal with (probably bogus) errors from third party on my pdf? [closed]

I use a print-on-demand company (lulu.com) that has always been picky and inconsistent about the PDF files they accept. I'm giving them files produced by pdftex. They use various subcontractors to ...
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How do I prevent \includegraphics from rendering in bold in Acrobat? [closed]

I believe I'm seeing the same problem mentioned here, but just to summarize: When I use \includegraphics for a PDF, any other text on that page is rendered in bold in Acrobat 9 if 2D hardware ...
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Color distortion using transparent images in non-beamer documents [closed]

I've been using transparant images in beamer presentations for some years now. Originally some combinations of pdfLaTeX and PDF viewer (in particular TeX Live 2009 with Acrobat Reader) produced quite ...