[texhax] [NTG-pdftex] Passing Underscore
will.adams at frycomm.com
Wed Sep 20 14:49:19 CEST 2006
On Sep 20, 2006, at 2:16 AM, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> It would be a severe bug if the documentation said this would
> work and it did not, but that is not the case. As it stands,
> this is a documented limitation: multiple consecutive spaces
> are always collapsed into one.
FWIW, I find the rules for handling filenames arcane enough that in a
recent project, rather than try to sort out all of the special
cases, I transferred all of the filenames into a spreadsheet (they
had to be preserved) then duped them, then massaged the duped column
so as to normalize it to something TeX could easily handle, used a
utility (File Wrangler) to do the same to a duplicate set of the
files, then wrapped everything up in a TeX macro which typeset the
unmodified filename in a verbatim environment and used the modified
filename to pull in the graphic and print it on the same page as the
typeset filename at 90% of its original size.
 reprinting a ~7,000 pg. government handbook where all the pages
were provided as single page .pdf files.
senior graphic designer
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