[XeTeX] XeTeX, XeTeXpicfile, and counter-intuitive behaviour
P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Thu Dec 1 16:03:32 CET 2011
Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> D.E. Knuth, "The TeXbook": "Chapter 15: How TeX Makes Lines into Pages":
> | Whenever TeX is moving an item from the top of the "recent
> | contributions" to the bottom of the "current page," it discards
> | a discardable item (glue, kern, or penalty) if the current
> | page does not contain any boxes.
Jonathan Kew, Will Robertson, or any other XeTeX documenter : "XeTeXpicfile is a discardable item" ???
>> Problem 2 (completely intractable) : XeTeX claims to be unable to find
> Already answered (\XeTeXpdffile).
I repeat : "Why does \XeTeXpicfile say
'! Unable to load picture or PDF file"',
if it is unable to handle PDF files ?
> Make a minimal example that shows the problem.
To follow : I have to remove cropmarks and
various other things essential to the real work.
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