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

Stephen Moye stephenmoye at cox.net
Fri Apr 16 20:24:46 EDT 2004

On 4/16/04 3:49 PM, "William F. Adams" <wadams at atlis.com> wrote:

> There's talk of setting up a xetex mailing list (check w/ Ross Moore)
> on the mactex mailing list, so you could mention this to Jonathan.

Let's hope that happens!
> FWIW, in the meanwhile you can just add lines like:
> \hsize=12in
> \vsize=6.5in
> to your source file
> and change the Personal Script TeX program to:
> xetex -papersize=legal:landscape

Thanks for that -- just what I needed for now.
> I'd thought that you could pass in options from the first line using
> %&personaltex -papersize=legal:landscape
> (where one's Personal Script TeX program is set to: xetex) but that
> doesn't work.

I tried that on a hunch, but, as you say, no go...
> Calling all programmers --- could we add that so that one can pass
> parameters from the first line of one's source file?

Yes, please...
> Thanks!
> William

Thanks again for the assistance!

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