[pdftex] Landscape and Acroread

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Tue Jul 26 16:14:46 CEST 2005

On 2005-07-26 21:08:11 +0930, Geoff Russell wrote:
> I'm using pdftex to generate a landscape document using the following
> at the top of my .tex file:

If you are using LaTeX, you should use the geometry package.

> \pdfpageheight=210 true mm
> \pdfpagewidth=297 true mm
> \pdfpagesattr{ /MediaBox [ 0 0 595 842 ]  /PageSize (A4)  /Rotate -90 }

The MediaBox is portrait (and not used, since pdfTeX sets the
MediaBox for every page). The /PageSize key is unknown and not used.

What are you trying to achieve?

> Acroread doesn't rotate the page before printing.

Must be a problem with AR7; AR5 does.


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