[pdftex] page size with pdfjadetex

Sebastian Rahtz sebastian.rahtz at computing-services.oxford.ac.uk
Mon Sep 17 22:09:29 CEST 2001

Allin Cottrell writes:
 > translates this into 612\p@ x 792\p@, where the standard definition of
 > \p@ is 1pt.  If there are 72 pt per inch, the jade size is right, but
 > in TeX there are 72.27 pt per inch (the measure equal to 1/72in is the
 > "bp").  612x792 pt is not 8.5x11 in.  And this size is hard-wired into
 > the .tex file produced by jade, so no messing with paperwidth and the
 > like in jadetex.cfg will change it.  However, you can define \p@ to
 > equal 1bp rather than 1pt in jadetex.cfg, which is what I've now done.
 > \newdimen\p@ \p@=1bp

wow. how come no-one ever spotted this before in jadetex? I should add
it to jadetex, shouldnt I? all \p@ should be bp units?


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