[Dev-luatex] Differences between PDF and DVI

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Mon Dec 8 16:35:40 CET 2008



Khaled Hosny wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 08, 2008 at 08:22:51AM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:
>> Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>> Forgot to say that I'm using luatex 0.30.1 (the debian package)
>>>
>>> On Sun, Dec 07, 2008 at 11:14:18PM +0200, Khaled Hosny wrote:
>>>> When compiling the attached file with lualatex, the dvi output is OK,
>>>> but with pdflualatex the page is shifted to the right. Any ideas?
>> if you use plain tex (or so) then you need to set the pdf page offsets  
>> (tex by design has some 1 in offsets and backends need to compensate 
>> that)
> 
> I can't reproduce this with plain tex, only with latex in RTL mode, LTR
> mode is OK.

If it is just a shift of (I assume) an inch or so and it only happens
in latex, than I cannot help. That sounds suspiciously like a macro
error and if not, I will need a much more low-level test file than
a generic "pdflualatex" document (I don't use latex myself).

Best wishes,
Taco



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