CTAN update: pdfx

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at ctan.org
Sun Feb 7 10:17:32 CET 2016

Ross Moore submitted an update to the



Version number: 1.5.6
License type: lppl

Summary description: PDF/X-1a and PDF/A-1b support for pdfTeX

Announcement text:
Updates  pdfx.sty  to version 1.5.6.
This implements everything described in the TUGboat article (Volume 36, 
No.2, pp.136--142) plus a little bit more.
* There are better techniques for handling color profiles under both 
Windows and Mac.
* Accent-macros and some special characters are supported in XMP metadata.
* The spurious '?' in metadata-packet header is gone.
* Some known LuaTeX difficulties are removed.

This package is located at

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    Thanks for the upload.

      For the CTAN Team
     Erik Braun

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