[pdftex] weird page sizes?
The Thanh Han
hanthethanh at fptnet.com.vn
Fri Nov 15 08:04:37 CET 2002
On Thu, Nov 14, 2002 at 01:15:01PM -0500, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> I'm now finding (I'm not sure when this started) that I'm getting some
> weird page sizes, as reported by Acrobat reader, when using pdflatex,
> and I wonder if anyone knows what settings might be responsible.
> cat pdftex.cfg...
> output_format 1
> compress_level 9
> decimal_digits 2
> horigin 1 true in
> vorigin 1 true in
> move_chars 2
> map pdftex.map
> cat foo.tex...
> Here is some text.
> When I do "pdflatex foo.tex" I get a pdf file that shows in Acroread
> as having a page size of 7.5" x 11.44". If I replace the "a4paper"
> in foo.tex with "letterpaper" the pdf file comes out at 7.63" x 10.76"
> If I put explicit page dimensions into pdftex.cfg for one sort of
> paper, e.g.
> page_width 210 true mm
> page_height 297 true mm
> then the pdf file comes out right, for that sort of paper -- but
> surely I shouldn't have to do that? What can I have hosed?!
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