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Add crop marks for business cards

I cannot believe that I am the first person struggling with this, maybe I am missing out on something obvious here but I searched thorougly and can't seem to find any info on this. I have designed ...
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DeviceGray colorspace always present even though xcolor cmyk option is being used

Can someone explain why the DeviceGray colorspace model is always present in the output even though xcolor cmyk option is being used? I ran the PDF analysis using this online tool: https://www....
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Using CMYK/Transparent images in a PDF file

I am using PDFX / Lualatex to create a PDF/X-4 file. My problem is that the publisher is wanting the images in the file to be CMYK. Some of my images are transparent. The problem: Latex only ...
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Tikz - hatching introduces color in black/white picture

I have a problem with the colors of my tikz diagrams. My publisher told me, that the hatchings have residue color. Unfortunately, this is correct but not visible. Now, I have to remove these color ...
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LaTeX: Inconsistent colors in PDF

I am using tcolorboxes with grey frames for examples in my PhD thesis. It will be printed professionally and the sample print I received shows inconsistent colors. The tcolorboxes are created ...
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How do I make this document follow the CMYK standard?

I've tried some scripts and various tricks I found online, but I'm starting to be near my wit's end. If I do identify -verbose mwe.pdf | grep Colorspace, I get Colorspace: sRGB. I need the CMYK for ...
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pdfx: CMYK color profile in PDF/A

I am not completely sure whether this is even supposed to work, but reading the documentation of pdfx it is my understanding that while PDF/A by default uses a RGB profile, it is possible to ...
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can fontspec work with CMYK colors?

Can fontspec be used to manage a document's fonts if the fonts need to use the CMYK color model? The fontspec documentation, section 6.1, says that fontspec uses RGB colors. My experimentation (MWE ...
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Beamer Block gradient (bmg@transition) and cmyk colors

This question is related to remove Beamer block transition between title and body and How to disable color gradient between block title and block body in Beamer? but is not a duplicate of these ...
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control black color only in gradient by using tikz

My code follows: \documentclass[]{book} \usepackage[]{tikz} \usetikzlibrary{positioning} \input colordvi \input cmyk-hax \makeatletter \definecolor{testcolor}{cmyk}{0,0,0,0.1} \pgfutil@colorlet{tikz@...
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How do I make my pdflatex .pdf compatible with Ingramspark

I've been using the createspace.sty to build a PDF using pdflatex / memoir.sty that's compatible with CreateSpace for a book. Now I'd like to do the same sort of thing for Ingramspark. The ...
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Overprinting spot colors

I am trying to produce a pdf in a CMYK colorspace with an additional spotcolor, and make sure black on a spotcolor background is "overprinted", i.e. that if I look at the color separation of the ...
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How to mimic shading currently done in TikZ in RGB, using pgfplots so it can use CMYK?

In an earlier question I learned how to make a diagonal shading on a left-hand page which was reflected on the right-hand page. This has been working fine thanks to Ignasi and others. But for the ...