[XeTeX] analogues of \pdfobj?

Oleg Parashchenko olpa at uucode.com
Fri Aug 26 13:45:25 CEST 2011

Hello Heiko,

thanks a lot!

On Fri, 26 Aug 2011 12:32:14 +0200
Heiko Oberdiek <heiko.oberdiek at googlemail.com>

> Unhappily there isn't any comprehensive documentation of XeTeX.
> The syntax of \special{pdf:...} are explained in the documentation
> of dvipdfm and dvipdfmx-special.

Thanks for pointing to dvipdfmx. The papers "Practical Use of Special
Commands in DVIPDFMx" and "DVI specials for PDF generation" and enough
for me.

> However XeTeX can only output UTF-8 (AFAIK), thus for arbitrary
> binary data it's tricky (Hexadecimal syntax for strings,
> #-syntax for names, Filter ASCII85Decode or ASCIIHexDecode for
> #streams, ...)

Not a problem for me.

> ...

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