[OS X TeX] \special{papersize=7in,10in}

Herbert Schulz herbs at wideopenwest.com
Wed Jul 19 09:13:38 EDT 2006

On Jul 19, 2006, at 8:00 AM, <stephenmoye at cox.net> wrote:

> This is a real puzzle. At home, \special{papersize=7in,10in} works  
> and in the preview window I see a 7x10 page. At work, \special 
> {papersize=7in,10in} does not really work -- the preview shows a  
> letter size page.
> Really exasperating. The two installations are identical -- i- 
> Installer says they are up to date, and I am using beta2 of TeXShop  
> on both machines. I'm using TeX and ghostscript
> What have I overlooked?
> Going crazy in Providence... }8>]


Are you using tex+ghostscript in both places? I think using pdftex  
requires more changes to change the page dimensions.

Good Luck,

Herb Schulz
(herbs at wideopenwest.com)

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