[texworks] Correction to: TeXworks creates A4 paper size PDF (not Letter Size) with MikTeX 2.8

Lars Madsen daleif at imf.au.dk
Tue Mar 2 00:44:11 CET 2010

Oz Shy wrote:
> I'd like to correct my earlier post with the above title.
> The problem is NOT with Texworks but seems to be with the pdfLaTeX that 
> comes with MikTex 2.8.
> With MikTeX 2.8 TeXnicCenter will also generate A4 (even if I specify 
> Lettersize), but will generate the correct lettersize if I use MikTeX 2.7.
> The solution for this problem, I guess, is to use the geometry package: 
> http://www.tex.ac.uk/cgi-bin/texfaq2html?label=papergeom

you should check the configurations of both your miktexs, I'd assume one 
is configured to A4 the other to letterpaper


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