[pdftex] Cropmarks and plain pdftex

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu May 13 10:02:31 CEST 2004

At 02:35 13/05/2004, The Thanh Han wrote:
>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

Using context:




of course you need to set the papersize right.


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