[OS X TeX] pdfpages question

Gerben Wierda Gerben.Wierda at rna.nl
Wed Jul 14 23:45:43 CEST 2004

On Jul 12, 2004, at 10:26, Maarten Sneep wrote:

> On 12 jul 2004, at 3:28, Will Robertson wrote:
>> On 12 Jul 2004, at 10:38 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>>> On Jul 12, 2004, at 01:10, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>>>>> Adobe displayes the pages correctly, with the first page in 
>>>>> portrait and the included pages in landscape.
>>>> I assume you already use the geometry package (it may insert some 
>>>> extra code to keep the pdf-files consistent).
>>> No. Is there something I should do, except loading geometry? Some 
>>> commands? I added it but it does not seem to make a difference 
>>> automatically.
>> The only difference it would make were if the pdf was not being sized 
>> correctly; the basic classes only size the text and page sizes, *not* 
>> the pdf size.
>> Compare <<\documentclass[landscape]{article}>> in TeXShop, say, as 
>> compared to
>> <<\documentclass[landscape]{article}
>> \usepackage{geometry}>>
> But since this requires changes in the geometry, chances are that it 
> will work:
> add a \geometry{landscape} command at some point (I think after the 
> first page has finished, but before the second page has started, check 
> the manual on this. To go back again: \geometry{landscape=false}

According to the manual, I can only use the \geometry command in the 
preamble. Too bad.

I still have no idea how to produce an A4 document which includes a PDF 
file in landscape format.


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