[XeTeX] bidi & eso-pic are broken

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jun 5 18:02:49 CEST 2013

On Jun 5, 2013, at 10:14 AM, Fahad Al-Saidi <fahad.alsaidi at gmail.com> wrote:

> I am now using pretest texLive 2013 to test and use the new features in xetex. However, when I use bidi & eso-pic together the page layout is broken. There is a big white space in the right side of the page.  Since wallpaper package uses eso-pic & polyglossia uses bidi package, the problem occurs whenever they are used together.
> I used ubuntu 12.04 packages  before I use texlive 2013 and the problem didn't exit. So I decided to delete texlive 2013's bidi folder and replace it with bidi folder that comes with ubuntu packages but this did not help. 
> I am thinking that this problem may not related to bidi package and it may be a bug in xetex. I am not tex expert and I am looking forward to your help. 
> Please have a look to the attached example file. 
> <eso-ex2.tex>


Why are you using the [dvips] option to the geometry package?

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest dot com)

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