[XeTeX] scrarticle + landscape + a6paper – how?

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Fri Jun 9 22:02:08 CEST 2006

On 9 Jun 2006, at 8:01 pm, Joanna Rycko wrote:

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> On 2006-06-09, at 20:44, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>> Peter Dyballa wrote:
>>> Am 09.06.2006 um 19:53 schrieb Joanna Rycko:
>>>> The text looks like on a6 format/landscape, but it's placed on a a4
>>>> page. How can I change the behaviour of xelatex to produce the
>>>> correct pdf file?
>>> xelatex -papersize=a6
>> And landscape with -papersize="a6 -l".
> a6 works, -l doesn't :(
> Any ideas?

That was the xdvipdfmx landscape option. On Mac OS X, with xdv2pdf  
rather than xdvipdfmx, it would be

   xelatex -papersize=a6:landscape

> The geometry-package also didn't have at all.

That's odd; it worked when I tried a small example. To be precise:


\setromanfont{Lucida Grande}

Some text

gives me a landscape A6 PDF file. Guess I need to investigate some  


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