[pdftex] page size with pdfjadetex
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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