[XeTeX] including page 1 of a one page .pdf different from the base file?

Jonathan Kew jfkthame at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 23 15:16:15 CEST 2013

On 22/10/13 19:55, William Adams wrote:
> When I pull in a single page .pdf and measure it, I get two different values, depending on whether or no I specify page 1:
> \savebox\elementpage{\XeTeXpdffile"HEIelements.pdf"}         % == 650.43pt (correct)
> \savebox\elementpage{\XeTeXpdffile"HEIelements.pdf" [page 1]}% ==684.31895 (wrong?!)
> \settowidth{\elementpagewidth}{\usebox{\elementpage}}
> \the\elementpagewidth
> Any idea as to what's happening?

What's this "[page 1]" text that you're typesetting immediately after 
the included PDF? I'd guess it's approximately 34pt wide in your current 

(If you meant to use the optional <page N> keyword argument to the 
\XeTeXpdffile primitive, that doesn't take any square brackets, AFAIR.)


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