[pdftex] Re: custom paper size

Donald Story dp_story at yahoo.com
Thu Nov 30 05:15:07 CET 2000


When using pdftex with latex, pdflatex, the paper size is determined
\pdfpagewidth and \pdfpageheight


Does the trick.

On 30 Nov 2000, at 9:53, Paul wrote:
> Hello, 
> I have a problem somewhere between pdflatex and acrobat, 
> but am not sure where.  The script below gives no 
> significant errors when pdflatex'ed.  However, when the 
> resulting .pdf file is opened in acrobat, I get an error of:
>    	An unrecognized token 'pagesize' was found.  
> The resulting pdf file page size is standard A4. 
> On the other hand, if I comment out the pdf special, and 
> use the \special{papersize...} command, then upon 
> pdflatex'ing, I get the message 
> 	Non-PDF special ignored!
> I thought that both of these should work, but neither seems 
> to.  
> Any suggestions would be welcome. 
> Thanks,
> -Paul
> ===========================================================
> \documentclass{article}
> \special{pdf: pagesize width 10in height 10in}
> % \special{papersize=10in,10in}
> \begin{document}
> Hello world!
> \end{document}
> ----------------------
> Paul E. Barbone
> Physics Dept.
> Institute of Cancer Research
> pbarbone at icr.ac.uk

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