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02-2001--Creating ICC profiles from PDF color spaces

Adobe Acrobat 5 creates ICC profiles from PDF color spaces as follows:

  • The CalRGB colorant values are chromatically adjusted using a Bradford chromatic adaptation matrix transforming from the white point of the PDF color space to D50. No other chromatic adaptation is done.

  • The MediaWhitePoint tag is set to the white point of the PDF color space.

  • The MediaBlackPoint tag is set to the black point of the PDF color space.

All other mandatory tags are created in obvious ways following the ICC specification of 1998.