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From Tilman Hausherr <THaush...@t-online.de>
Subject Re: ConvertColorspace in 2.0
Date Sun, 21 Feb 2016 10:00:42 GMT
Am 20.02.2016 um 19:33 schrieb Tres Finocchiaro:
> I'm attempting to implement gray-scale printing.
>
> In my research the Chromaticity.MONOCHROME print attribute seems to be
> ignored by most print drivers.
>
> Research shows there is a utility in PDFBOX 1.x called ConvertColorspace.
> Does such a ConvertColorspace tool exist for 2.0?  If not, is there a
> recommended alternative?

No, it's been remvoved, see here why:
https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PDFBOX-1889

Tilman


>
> I'm also a bit confused in regards to what Java believes MONOCHROME
> printing is, since there is a huge difference between "GRAYSCALE" and
> "MONOCHROME", as "MONOCHROME" would implement 1-bit color palette without
> any shaded and use pixel dithering to emulate shading, or force strict
> black/white.
>
> If possible, we'd like the option for both, although I understand dithering
> is quite a different request over GRAYSCALE.
>
> -Tres
>
>
> - Tres.Finocchiaro@gmail.com
>


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