[texhax] \includepdf and A1 page

Ulrike Fischer news3 at nililand.de
Thu Apr 29 16:12:52 CEST 2010

Am Thu, 29 Apr 2010 09:51:56 +0300 schrieb Procházka Lukáš Ing. -
Pontex s. r. o.:

> Hello,
> I have the following problem:
> I have a pdf of A1 size, i.e. 4x2 A4 (width x height).
> I'd like to put it to A3 paper.
> I'm trying to use \pdfpages package for it; unfortunately, I'm not able to get the desired effect.
> When I used \includepdf[fitpaper,scale=.5]{OP1-P.pdf} (only one page), the original pdf is scaled in such way that A1 becomes A3 (4x2 A4 -> 2x1 A4) - that's OK.
> But the page size keeps the original size of the pdf, that is A1! - That's unwanted.

Well then why do you use the option fitpaper?
>From the documentation:
fitpaper: Adjusts the paper size to the one of the inserted

I also doubt that you need the scale option. pdfpages scales pages
to the page size of the document automatically. 

Ulrike Fischer 

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