# [OS X TeX] \ifpdf in TeX4ht?

Eitan Gurari gurari at cse.ohio-state.edu
Sat Mar 31 15:19:46 CEST 2007

``` > The "minimal example" I have produced shows correct behaviour: all
> page breaks are removed! Otherwise it would be a bug – usually a
> "longtable" spans more than one page on real or virtual paper, but
> HTML only knows paper rolls of unlimited length, so all page breaks,
> top skips, etc. have to be removed.
>
> There were left some [space] relics from an earlier form of the long
> table. The clean page breaks zeroed them out while TeX4ht applied
> them, of course, so that I could see the beginning of a "new page."
> Each "page" contains material related to some topic or header with
> varying length.

I don't follow. I'll need to see a sample latex code to be able to
deal with the problem.

> What is remaining is that the picture from the previous example
> cannot be put into the HTML output. If I edit the HTML file and
> replace the wrong file name for the picture with its original name,
> it gets included without scaling and without horizontal offset ...

I guess a possible approach would be to define a private macro for
importing pictures with different interpretations for pdf and html
output formats.

-eitan