[texhax] can't control page size - why? (the real problem)

Tom Schneider toms at ncifcrf.gov
Wed Apr 26 00:46:32 CEST 2006


>       texdoc geometry/manual

Page 8.  But that does not control the BoundingBox of the output of

> A percent sign starts a comment in the PostScript language. ...

Thanks for the explanation, though I already knew that material.  It
provided a nice review but I hope it was more useful for others.

> TeX just looks for the %%BoundingBox comment in order to determine the
> size of the graphic.  Nothing else is read by TeX.  The file name is
> passed to the driver, usually dvips, which will include the file.

That's for *inputing* an eps *into* LaTeX, not for controlling the
*output* of latex.

Thanks anyway!


  Dr. Thomas D. Schneider
  National Institutes of Health
  National Cancer Institute
  Center for Cancer Research Nanobiology Program
  Molecular Information Theory Group
  Frederick, Maryland  21702-1201
  toms at ncifcrf.gov
  permanent email: toms at alum.mit.edu (use only if first address fails)


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