[cairo] Creating CMYK and spot colors using Postscript backend
behdad at behdad.org
Fri May 11 07:50:39 PDT 2007
On Fri, 2007-05-11 at 05:18 -0400, Markus Meyer wrote:
> I'm using Cairo to create Postscript (EPS file) graphics and so far it
> works great! However, I cannot seem to find a way to output CMYK or spot
> colors instead of RGB colors. I know that full color management (as in
> ICC profiles etc.) is probably way beyond the scope of Cairo, but I'd be
> happy if there would be a simple user-defined table mapping RGB colors
> to CMYK/spot colors or something like that.
> What would it take to implement this? Or is this already possible with
There is currently no support for other color spaces in cairo, no.
What it takes to implement is is a solid proposal of involved API and
how it should work, and well, a patch implementing that :). Many times
though a solid proposals finds someone implementing it automagically.
Cheers, and Have Fun with cairo!
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