[OS X TeX] Page size? (Using TeXShop and XeTeX and plain)

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at cox.net
Thu Apr 15 20:42:55 EDT 2004

Actually this works just fine for the command line, but I was hoping to get
TeXShop to communicate the same information with with xetex. Or am I missing
something -- not the first time ;>} ?

> xetex -papersize=a4 is supposed to work; what do you get? Do
> -papersize switches have any effect at all? You should be able to
> specify a variety of sizes:
>     a3
>     a4
>     a5
>     b5
>     letter
>     legal
>     tabloid
> and you can append ":landscape" to any of these.
> If you're running xetex with the -no-pdf option, to get an .xdv file,
> you'd need to set the paper size with the -p option to xdv2pdf rather
> than xetex's -papersize option.

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