[XeTeX] pdf page size & xdvipdfmx (again)

Joshua Grauman jnfo at grauman.com
Sun Sep 3 17:04:04 CEST 2006

Sorry, I assumed (wrongly) that xdvipdfmx -p would override whatever page 
size was passed to it. Thanks for bearing with me.


> > Memoir, what Joshua is using
> ... is buggy: the *first* page seems to be always wrong. I think  
> William Adams reported that. In TeXShop 2 it happens to me that the  
> first page is written on a letter size paper sheet, so the  
> magnification is about 100 % on my screen. Page 2 now has the right  
> dimensions - and magnification automatically can go up to 200 or 400  
> %, depending on the small size the user has chosen for his or her  
> document. So what Joshua reports since a week is just a memoir bug,  
> that neither xdvipdfmx nor xdv2pdf can correct.
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