[XeTeX] xetex/tikz bbox

Peter Dyballa Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon Jan 14 23:13:57 CET 2008

Am 13.01.2008 um 18:38 schrieb Scott Murman:

> i'm combining xetex and tikz to create figures, and running into a  
> problem wherein the bounding box is not being computed correctly.

The line \usepackage[T1]{fontenc} is not necessary for XeLaTeX.

Could be the difference comes from tex/generic/pgf/systemlayer/pgfsys- 
{dvipdfm,pdftex}.def. The latter has definitions for width and height  
in \def\pgfsys at defineimage{}, which is missing in the former (version  
1.14 vs. 1.15). So almost the whole page is taken for the image size.

I think it's just a flaw in PGF/TikZ.



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