[pdftex] MediaBox? (was: Cannot get \includegraphics to work)

Martin Schröder ms at artcom-gmbh.de
Thu Jun 14 12:05:20 CEST 2001

On 2001-06-13 13:08:34 +0200, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> On 13 Jun 2001, Claus Tondering wrote:
> >    \usepackage[pdftex]{graphics}
> >    \includegraphics[1cm,2cm][10cm,10cm]{xx.pdf}
> PDF does not know a BoundingBox. With PDF the MediaBox
> is used. For example, a pdf file with the image without
> margins and the correct MediaBox can be generated from
> a eps file with correct BoundingBox via epstopdf.

Wouldn't it make more sense to use the ArtBox? We are "placing
the content of a page in another application" (p. 526f of pdfref
1.3), aren't we?

Best regards

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