[OS X TeX] Curious Output Behavior

Randy Scott scott_randy at sccollege.edu
Fri Aug 5 18:01:17 CEST 2011

Hi Alan,

Thanks for the tip. I'm doing the TexLive update right now.

Sorry about the reply; I thought I deleted the subject line. I'll be sure to
start a new thread from now on.


On 8/5/11 8:57 AM, "Alan Munn" <amunn at gmx.com> wrote:

> On Aug 5, 2011, at 11:39 AM, Scott, Randy wrote:
>> Good Morning from Southern California!
>> I recently upgraded to TeXLive-2011, and after some initial bumps that I
>> figured out things seem to be working, well, mostly OK.
>> I've noticed that my documents don't seem to match the layout settings in my
>> editor. Here's what my preamble says:
>> \documentclass[10 pt, fleqn, lettersize]{report}
>> \usepackage[letterpaper, twoside, inner = 1.125 in, outer = 0.875 in, top = 1
>> in, bottom = 1 in]{geometry}
>> \usepackage[pdftex]{graphicx}
>> When I compile the document and then go to Acrobat to print, the print
>> dialogue says that the paper size is 8.5 in by 11 in, but the document size
>> is 8.3 in by 11.7 in, which seems closer to a4 than letter.
>> The result of this seems to be that the margins are not correct, and an
>> occasional picture will get its bottom cut off.
>> Is there a spot where I'm missing a paper size setting?
> You can use the TeX Live Utility (should be in your Applications/TeX folder)
> to globally change the paper size. Open TeX Live Utility and there's a menu
> item in the Actions menu.  If this doesn't solve your problem, then you may
> need to give more information.
> (BTW, please don't reply to other threads to post a new message, now this
> topic and the previous topic (TeXShop 3.03) are mixed together in a single
> thread.)
> Alan

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