[dev-context] format() without formatting

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Tue Jun 17 17:52:06 CEST 2008

Peter Rolf wrote:

> you really need a precision of a millonth part of a point?
> or do you need it in combination with other units (cm,m)? me no pdf expert.
> anyhow, my graphics look similar with only three points after the digit.
> saves me another 5% in the compressed pdf.

it depends a bit, but if you make little graphics and do a lot of 
scaling; long ago i played with precision (you can set this in pdftex 
too \pdfdecimaldigits=5 by default)

there's nothing as annoying as things just not fitting (enough apps out 
there that are inaccurate)


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