[XeTeX] XeTeX equivalent to \pdfpagewidth ?

William Adams will.adams at frycomm.com
Fri Jul 2 15:00:14 CEST 2010

On Jul 2, 2010, at 8:09 AM, Philip Taylor (Webmaster, Ret'd) wrote:

> I can see no mention of "page width".  What is the XeTeX method
> for setting the page width, analogous to PdfTeX's \pdfpagewidth,
> please ?  (Of course, I will also want to set the page height !).

On Aug 3, 2007, at 10:31 AM, Jonathan Kew wrote:

> \pdfpage{width,height}  
> were implemented to provide pdfTeX compatibility for specifying page  
> sizes

So using a package like geometry should ``just work'' --- if you're using Plain TeX it's bit more involved. Depending on how you're doing this and for what purposes, you may need to add a couple of specials manually (I have to do that to get the pdf trim, crop and bleed boxes set just so for pre-press).


William Adams
senior graphic designer
Fry Communications
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