[XeTeX] XeTeX and TeX Live 2004

Jan Eden lists at janeden.org
Tue Dec 7 08:56:49 CET 2004

Jonathan Kew wrote on 06.12.2004:

>On 6 Dec 2004, at 4:31 pm, Jan Eden wrote:
>>Now that is interesting: I do not only get A4 when running xelatex
>>as myself - but I also get the correct dimensions (209.9 x 297)
>>instead of the slightly larger dimensions when running as www with
>>option -papersize=a4.
>That would be because you get whatever dimensions are returned by
>the OS X printing system, rather than the size named "A4" from the
>table built into xdv2pdf.
That makes sense. Thanks!

- Jan
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