On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 11:27 PM, john Culleton wrote:
> About once a year I ask about a  capability to output a file from
> Gimp in pdf format and the CMYK color model. In addition it would be
> nice if this output was in the PDF X/1-a:2001 format, to satisfy
> certain fussy printers. I know there are external converters like
> ImageMagick. It would however be nice if after all these years Gimp
> catered to the needs of the printing industry.

GIMP only got PDF exporting in upcoming v2.8. This exporter uses
Cairo. Cairo doesn't support CMYk and spot colors. Therefore
requesting CMYK PDF exporting will start making sense only after Cairo
gets support for CMYK  and spot colors.

Alexandre Prokoudine
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