[OS X TeX] Re: XeTeX and pdfpages: no dice?

Jonathan Kew jonathan_kew at sil.org
Wed Apr 18 09:31:40 EDT 2007

On 18 Apr 2007, at 2:06 pm, Luis Sequeira wrote:

> I tried a very minimal example with several different pdf files.  
> Some had only one page, some had a few. I also tried several  
> variants in regard to the choice of pages to include.
> My success varied with the files I tried to include: with some, it  
> worked, with other files it produced an error; the error indicated  
> that pdfpages could not determine the number of pages in the file  
> (see below).

I'd guess there are some kinds of PDF file that the clever macro code  
for counting pages can't quite understand. The solution for this is  
to implement a page-count function within XeTeX, so that the  
information is readily available to the package. Expect to see this  
in the next release.


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