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Re: crop marks?

From: arnold
Subject: Re: crop marks?
Date: Sun, 25 Nov 2018 00:16:38 -0700
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Gavin Smith <address@hidden> wrote:

> I looked at older versions of texinfo.tex and there does not seem to be 
> any directive to change the physical page size in the output.  So 
> originally @smallbook was intended for use with letter size paper.

Sounds right.

> For @cropmarks to be implemented properly, there would probably have to 
> be a directive to set the paper size it is going to be printed on.

Don't we have such? @a4paper or something?

> If you want to disable changing the physical page size for PDF output 
> too, this change does that:

That will be helpful.

> This does show all the crop marks, although the page is not centred properly.
> It was centred properly with some older versions of texinfo.tex I tried. 

I thought that was what I remembered.

> Also I'm not confident that the crop marks are in the right place.

In what sense?

I will try to print a page and measure the dimensions of what the
cropmarks delineate.

Much thanks!


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