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Re: crop marks?

From: arnold
Subject: Re: crop marks?
Date: Thu, 22 Nov 2018 00:01:06 -0700
User-agent: Heirloom mailx 12.4 7/29/08

Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Tue, Nov 20, 2018 at 7:07 AM <address@hidden> wrote:
> > When printing an @smallbook book on regular paper (as an author would
> > do while working on a book), the pages are (supposed to be) centered
> > on the larger paper. You can't tell where the physically smaller borders
> > really are. The cropmarks give you a visual clue as to what the end
> > result will really be.
> The page size is set in the output file - for PDF output, and also for
> DVI output, provided your DVI viewing program recognizes the page size
> directive (since 2017-03-05). Thus there shouldn't be anything extra
> you need to do to see what the page looks like.

On the screen, it's hard (for me) to be sure, but I can try again.

I'm both getting old and old fashioned - it's MUCH easier for me to review
things on paper than on the screen. I miss things on screen that I
catch when I read paper.

> If I disable changing the papersize in \internalpapersizes, like this:
> Index: texinfo.tex
> ===================================================================
> --- texinfo.tex (revision 8191)
> +++ texinfo.tex (working copy)
> @@ -11328,7 +11328,7 @@
>      \pdfvorigin = 1 true in
>    \else
>      \ifx\XeTeXrevision\thisisundefined
> -      \special{papersize=#8,#7}%
> +      %\special{papersize=#8,#7}%
>      \else
>        \pdfpageheight #7\relax
>        \pdfpagewidth #8\relax
> and use @smallbook and @cropmarks, the lower cropmarks are indeed
> visible. They were invisible before because they had disappeared off
> the bottom of the page - probably they are being printed too far down.

I will try this out.

Much thanks!


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