[texhax] Margins/Cropmarks [was ... Pagination ...]
dicknickalls at compuserve.com
Thu Apr 13 09:30:50 CEST 2006
Message text written by "pierre.mackay"
> The one way I have found to control placement on
>the page (where this is a possibility) is to offer PDF output already
>clipped to exactly the dimensions of the page, with David Fuchs's
>classic one inch down and one inch right margins explicitly suppressed.
>dvips --> ps2pdf does this effectively and reliably and I have had no
>serious disasters since I began submitting pre-cropped PDF (the crop
>marks are left in the DVI file, but they fall one point outside the
>limits of the cropped output).
I find that dvips--> ps2pdf output seems to /raise/ the text slightly
relative to the paper (reducing the top white space)
when compared to using pdfTeX (which copies exactly the dvips output)
why is this??
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