[tex-live] [HELP] Paper size always A4

Zdenek Wagner zdenek.wagner at gmail.com
Sun Dec 12 14:25:32 CET 2010

2010/12/12 Vladimir Lomov <lomov.vl at gmail.com>:
> Hi.
> ** Leo [2010-12-12 07:29:59 +0000]:
>> On 2010-12-12 07:25 +0000, Vladimir Lomov wrote:
>>> You could use geometry pacakge. Just add \usepackage{geometry}
>> With `geometry' I can see the changed paper size. But why article is not
>> respecting the paper size option? I need to fix this because some of my
>> .tex files are exported by software. Thanks.
> I didn't digg deep but AFAIU this is related with '\special' command.
> latex/pdflatex must have different content for that command. geometry
> package take care of that. IMHO by default article class uses latex
> (read: dvi/ps) special command (or this is hard-coded into config files
> so to change that setting globally one should change default paper
> with the help of tlmgr).
> I don't want to raise big flame but nowadays the only 'right' way to
> change paper size is to use geometry pacakge.
It can also be done with zwpagelayout
> ---
> WBR, Vladimir Lomov
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Zdeněk Wagner

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