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The current parts of ISO 17972 are:

  • ISO 17972-1 Graphic technology — Colour data exchange format (CxF/X) — Part 1: Relationship to CxF3 (CxF/X-1)
  • ISO 17972-2 Graphic technology — Colour data exchange format (CxF/X) — Part 2: Scanner target data (CxF/X-2)
  • ISO 17972-3 Graphic technology — Colour data exchange format (CxF/X) — Part 3: Output target data (CxF/X-3)
  • ISO 17972-4 Graphic technology — Colour data exchange format (CxF/X) — Part 4: Spot colour characterisation data (CxF/X-4)

The following industry documents are referenced within ISO 17972:

Extensible Markup Language (XML) 1.0 (Second Edition), World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), W3C Recommendation 6 October 2000. Available on the Internet at http://www.w3.org.

XSL Transformations (XSLT) Version 1.0, W3C, Recommendation 16 November 1999.
Available on the Internet at http://www.w3.org.

Download the Color Exchange Format v3.0 Schema Overview document

Download the CxF3 Schema

Additional documents on CxF3 are available from the Internet http://www.colorexchangeformat.com