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Re: Page number offset in the texinfo.pdf file

From: Bernd Trog
Subject: Re: Page number offset in the texinfo.pdf file
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 10:49:52 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 6 Sep 2005, Karl Berry wrote:

>     I think the feature is called "PDF page labels" (pdfpagelabels,
> What does it do?

Let me use an example (from the web):

Hello World (frontmatter): \cite{a}
Hello World (mainmatter): \cite{a}

\bibitem{a} Foo bar


When using the acrobat reader, you should see the page number displayed in
roman numerals for the first 2 pages in the status line: "ii (2 of 7)"

> texinfo.tex does make pdf destinations on every page, if it's that simple
> (doubtful).

I'm neither know PDF nor TeX very well, but maybe a look in the hyperref
package would help?

>     how do I tell texinfo to start with page number 1 and linear
>     increase the pagecount in arabic numerals to the last page in the
>     document?
> I can't see any easy way to do this at the document level.  You could
> try making a copy of texinfo.tex and commenting out this line in
> \startcontents:
>     \ifnum \pageno>0 \global\pageno = \lastnegativepageno \fi
> I'm not sure if it will work or not, but that's all I see at the moment.

Thank you.
Modifying texinfo.tex solved this issue. I removed most(all?) pageno


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