[tex-live] PDF output size incoherent with XeLaTeX ?
zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Mon Aug 4 16:39:52 CEST 2014
2014-08-04 16:30 GMT+02:00 Lars Madsen <daleif at imf.au.dk>:
> AFAIR texcondig does not apply to the pdf creation it self. It is a setting for the aux functions found in the LaTeX dist
> You will have to make sure the actual sizes are written to the PDF it self.
> For example in standard LaTeX the geometry package does this automatically, which is why the geometry package is usually recommended over setting the margin layout by hand.
Another option is zwpagelayout. It does almost the same as geometry
but the philosophy behind it is slightly different.
> Basically you have to have to make sure \pdfpagewidth and \pdfpageheight have the proper sizes at begin document
> /Lars Madsen
> Institut for Matematik / Department of Mathematics
> Aarhus Universitet / Aarhus University
> Mere info: http://au.dk/daleif@imf / More information: http://au.dk/en/daleif@imf
> From: tex-live [tex-live-bounces at tug.org] on behalf of Fabrice Delente [delentef at gmail.com]
> Sent: 04 August 2014 09:52
> To: tex-live at tug.org
> Subject: [tex-live] PDF output size incoherent with XeLaTeX ?
> This is on Gentoo Linux, texlive-core-2013-r1.
> I create my documents using my own page parameters (textheight,
> textwidth, margins, etc.) so that I can use nearly all the printable
> space of an A4 sheet.
> When I typeset them, evince (pdf viewer) tells me that the document is
> in US Letter. However, in texconfig, I have selected A4 as my paper
> When I print a document, the bottom is cut (I guess this is because US
> Letter is shorter than A4).
> How can I solve this problem, since I used texconfig to set the paper
> size to A4? Do I need to put a special command in the TeX file, or on
> the command line when invoking xelatex?
> Thanks for any hint, I have been trying to solve this for a while now.
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