Actions - Colors

Actions

Process conversion

pdfToolbox --convertcolors [--spotcolor=spotcolor]
[--destination=destination] [--source=source]

Purpose

Prepares the current PDF for the chosen printing condition and carries out the necessary color conversion. For further information on setting up configuration files (*.cfg) see "Use of color conversion" in the callas pdfEngine Reference. You can either define a separate config file for each of source, spot color and destination or only use one of the switches with a single config file containing all necessary conversion parameters.

Parameters

spotcolor
full path to a cfg file defining the spot color options, pre-installed config files can be found in <Application folder>/var/Actions/ConvertColors/SpotColors
destination
full path to a cfg file defining the
destination options, pre-installed config files can be found in <Application folder>/var/Actions/ConvertColors/Destination
source

Example

pdfToolbox --convertcolors --spotcolor=<spot config file>
--destination=<destination config file>
--source=<source config file> <PDF file>

Extract ICC profiles

--extracticcprofiles

Purpose

Saves all embedded ICC profiles from the document. Profiles of ICC based color spaces as well as ICC profiles used in Output Intents are extracted.

Example

pdfToolbox --extracticcprofiles <PDF file>

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