[OS X TeX] Change of paper size with TL2010?

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Thu Oct 7 20:45:40 CEST 2010

Am 07.10.2010 um 19:51 schrieb Antonio Cosma:

> Package hyperref Warning: Option `a4paper' is no longer used (line  
> 276 in my
> log file).
> ***
> It seems that hyperref is overruling the a4paper option

No. It definitely does not. (Before, on the quiet, it indeed wrote the  
paper size into the PDF output, but *this* exactly is *not* the  
mission of the hyperref package.) Maybe prosper is doing something  
which was overruled by hyperref before.

There are some obstinate things in LaTeX with the paper size  
(remember: TeX and the Lamport macros were written to create output on  
proprietary formats like "letter", "ledger", etc.). It's not enough to  
set it in tlmgr, you better either

• specify the paper size when loading the class
• load geometry which takes the default size from /usr/local/texlive/ 
texmf-local/tex/latex/geometry/geometry.cfg (contents:  



Well begun is half done.
			– Optimist.
Half done is well begun.
			– Realist.
Half begun is well done.
			– Australian.

More information about the macostex-archives mailing list