[pdftex] Cropmarks and plain pdftex

The Thanh Han hanthethanh at myrealbox.com
Thu May 13 02:35:33 CEST 2004

On Wed, May 12, 2004 at 09:13:37AM -1000, John Culleton wrote:
> I want to print out a book with cropmarks. The project is 
> near completion. I don't want to redo the whole book in 
> either Context or pdflatex at this point.
> The only packages I can find on this are cropmark.sty 
> (Victor Eijkhout) and cropmark.tex (Peter Ungar) The first 
> package puts the cropmarks in the wrong place at the top, 
> and the second yields no marks at all. 
> Has anyone dealt with crop marks in a plain pdftex run?

I have typeset a book with plain pdftex. I wrote my own output routine
to support cropmarks, mirroring a grid. I can send you that file, but
IMHO it might take longer to understand than the case you write your


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