[luatex] DVI h/vlist position

Heiko Oberdiek heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com
Fri Aug 20 09:38:58 CEST 2010

On Fri, Aug 20, 2010 at 09:17:10AM +0200, Paul Isambert wrote:

> Selon Heiko Oberdiek <heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com>:
> > On Thu, Aug 19, 2010 at 12:58:43PM +0000, Linas wrote:
> >
> > > I tried to find an info about (h/v)list coordinates in dvi file. Is it
> > possible
> > > to find out any corner of hlist where it is fitted into a page?
> >
> > The feature \pdfsavepos also works in DVI mode.
> Otherwise you can still analyze the box that's being shipped out, singling out
> boxes thanks to attributes. I don't know if it's simpler than \pdfsavepos (never
> tried that function).

\pdfsavepos is simpler, because the analyzing is done by the engine.
However it needs two compile runs.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko Oberdiek

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