# [pdftex] hsize inaccurate

Akira Kakuto kakuto at fsci.fuk.kindai.ac.jp
Tue Jun 29 04:48:56 CEST 2004

> % The following file prints perfectly (i.e., the paragraph is 160mm wide)
> % with tex and dvips. But with pdftex the paragraph is 146mm wide and
> % the font is smaller.
> %
> % System is RedHat 9.0, and the same thing happens with Mandrake 9.1
> % pdftex is: pdfTeX (Web2C 7.3.3.1) 3.14159-0.14h-released-20010417
...
>
> \hsize=160mm
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> This is a paragraph of text that is 160mm wide.
> \end

pdfeTeX (Web2C 7.5.3) 3.141592-1.20a-rc4-2.1
kpathsea version 3.5.3

in tetex-src-beta-2.96.4.20040627.

Best regards
--
Akira Kakuto