[dvipdfmx] missing annotation rectangle if the box contains no glyph

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Tue Jun 23 10:30:57 CEST 2020

>>> Consider the following example:
>>>    \documentclass[dvipdfmx]{article}

> Processing that example with TeX Live 2020 PdfTeX, I am told :

>> ! LaTeX3 Error: Backend request inconsistent with engine: using 'pdfmode'

> What engine should I be using ?

We are here on the dvipdfmx list, and the document starts with


So use latex or xelatex.

Mit freundlichen Grüßen
Ulrike Fischer

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