[pdftex] "\frontmatter" and page-numbering.

Andreas Matthias amat at kabsi.at
Mon Apr 9 23:23:21 CEST 2001

"Michael Chapman" <mchapman at mchapman.com> wrote:

> I had always considered in a "feature" of Acroread that page numbers in the 
> bottom-line box were usually out of sync. with the document. I.e. the 'Reader 
> strictly numbered from "1" and allowed for no title pages or front matter.
> However I see from Adobe's  PDF14Deltas.pdf (one of Donald Story's recent 
> references) that it is possible to have "i, ii, ii, . . . viii, 1, 2 . . . 
> 230" or whatever.  (The file doesn't _say_ you can do it (or how) it is just 
> a practical example of it being done.)
> Using \frontmatter and \mainmatter (in "book"} on LaTex achieves this for 
> printed numbers but not for the Acroread bottom line.
> Is there something I can do to my file . .  if not can I add this to 
> the pdftex Users' Wish List?

hyperref can do this:

\usepackage[plainpages=false, pdfpagelabels]{hyperref}


More information about the pdftex mailing list