# [OS X TeX] pdfpages question

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Mon Jul 12 04:26:04 EDT 2004

```On 12 jul 2004, at 3:28, Will Robertson wrote:
> On 12 Jul 2004, at 10:38 AM, Gerben Wierda wrote:
>> On Jul 12, 2004, at 01:10, Maarten Sneep wrote:
>>
>>>> Adobe displayes the pages correctly, with the first page in
>>>> portrait and the included pages in landscape.
>>>
>>> I assume you already use the geometry package (it may insert some
>>> extra code to keep the pdf-files consistent).
>>
>> No. Is there something I should do, except loading geometry? Some
>> commands? I added it but it does not seem to make a difference
>> automatically.
>
> The only difference it would make were if the pdf was not being sized
> correctly; the basic classes only size the text and page sizes, *not*
> the pdf size.
>
> Compare <<\documentclass[landscape]{article}>> in TeXShop, say, as
> compared to
> <<\documentclass[landscape]{article}
> \usepackage{geometry}>>

But since this requires changes in the geometry, chances are that it
will work:

add a \geometry{landscape} command at some point (I think after the
first page has finished, but before the second page has started, check
the manual on this. To go back again: \geometry{landscape=false}

Maarten

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