Bottom margin vs. descenders question
peter at silmaril.ie
Fri Jun 26 17:29:53 CEST 2020
On 26/06/2020 14:29, Doug McKenna wrote:
> My question had to do with how my application should visually
> determine a breached margin, without having any knowledge of the
> document structure inside the PDF. All I've got are pixels,
If you're on Linux, install screenruler from your distribution's
repositories (eg using sudo apt install screenruler)
On Windows, a similar utility is at
I'm sure there is an equivalent for Macs too (screensruler is written in
Ruby, so it might work).
> It's all a bunch of heuristics and hacks for one particular set of
> pages and one particular set of formatting guidelines, but it seems
> to be working for nearly all cases.
It sounds like you're doing all the right things. I'm sorry it's so tedious.
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