[NTG-context] "infinite" paper height

Mojca Miklavec mojca.miklavec.lists at gmail.com
Wed Jul 19 02:03:36 CEST 2006

On 7/19/06, Hans Hagen wrote:
> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> > On 7/18/06, Adam Lindsay wrote:
> >
> >> Mojca Miklavec wrote:
> >>
> >>> 5m is "inifinite enough" for me (I hope). I only need to fit the whole
> >>> article on a single page and I guess that no article will go over this
> >>> limit.
> >>>
> >> FWIW, Acrobat 6 and earlier had severe problems with document dimensions
> >> over 200cm, so keep that in mind for compatibility.
> >>
> >
> > That's not my problem any more. They asked me to prepare long
> > continuous text with TeX (so that formulae and everything else will be
> > OK) - they intend to use the resulting PDF to design a magazine in
> > InDesign after that (I don't know how they're going to do that, but I
> > assume that InDesign should be able to handle that - if not, I'll
> > think about that after the problems arise).
> >
> so why not use a small font; if it's cut and pasted in indesign then
> they can also scale

Most articles will be shorter than 2m anyway, I hope. If not, smaller
font size is surely one of the possibilities, but I'll worry about
that later (I don't doubt that I'll be bitten by enough ConTeXt bugs
before that will happen).

Thanks for the tip,

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