[latexrefman-commits] r353 - in /trunk: ChangeLog latex2e.texi

jhefferon at domain.hid jhefferon at domain.hid
Thu Jun 4 12:08:38 CEST 2015

Author: jhefferon
Date: Thu Jun  4 12:08:37 2015
New Revision: 353

URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman?rev=353&view=rev
a4paper option does not set physical paper size


Modified: trunk/ChangeLog
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/ChangeLog?rev=353&r1=352&r2=353&view=diff
--- trunk/ChangeLog	(original)
+++ trunk/ChangeLog	Thu Jun  4 12:08:37 2015
@@ -1,3 +1,9 @@
+2015-06-04  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
+	* latex2e.texi (Document class options): To a4paper, etc.,
+	add note that pdflatex, xelatex, lualatex do not set physical
+	page size.
 2015-06-03  Jim Hefferon  <jhefferon at domain.hid>
 	* latex2e.texi (\value): Expand description, put in warning about

Modified: trunk/latex2e.texi
URL: http://svn.gna.org/viewcvs/latexrefman/trunk/latex2e.texi?rev=353&r1=352&r2=353&view=diff
--- trunk/latex2e.texi	(original)
+++ trunk/latex2e.texi	Thu Jun  4 12:08:37 2015
@@ -530,6 +530,12 @@
 a4paper a5paper b5paper executivepaper legalpaper letterpaper
 @end example
+When using one of the engines pdf at domain.hid{}, lualatex, or xelatex
+(@pxref{@TeX{} engines}), options other than @code{letterpaper} set the
+print area but you must also set the physical paper size.  One way to do
+that is to put @code{\pdfpagewidth=\paperwidth} and
+ at code{\pdfpageheight=\paperheight} in your document's preamble.
 @findex draft @r{option}
 @findex final @r{option}
 @findex fleqn @r{option}
@@ -4278,7 +4284,7 @@
 used anywhere that @LaTeX{} expects a number.  
 The @code{\value} command is not used for typesetting the value of the
-counter.  @xref{\alph \Alph \arabic \roman \Roman \fnsymbol} for that.
+counter.  @xref{\alph \Alph \arabic \roman \Roman \fnsymbol}.
 Note that @code{\value} produces an error when it is preceded by
 @code{\protect} (@pxref{\protect}).

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