[NTG-context] ConTeXt ignores crop in some pdf graphics

Pablo Rodriguez oinos at gmx.es
Wed Sep 5 22:08:17 CEST 2018

On 09/05/2018 07:56 PM, Mari Voipio wrote:
> Hello Pablo,
> thank you for digging up all of that. What I found out today is that
> while a graphic outputted from an old Corel (output e.g. pdf 1.3) has
> all that extra whitespace, a graphic outputted from my newish Corel
> 2017 (pdf 1.7) seems to have  a working cropbox as does the old
> graphic recropped with Acrobat as Hraban's Save As trick). I've
> included an old graphic (fm.pdf), the same outputted today
> (fm_corel_2017) and the old one after recropping it (I reset old
> cropbox and cropped again) (fm_cropped), if somebody feels like
> investigating further.

Hello Mari,

only a comment, Corel 2017 sets all boxes with the same values:

  /MediaBox [ -1 -1 48.9999 23.8555 ]
  /TrimBox [ -1 -1 48.9999 23.8555 ]
  /CropBox [ -1 -1 48.9999 23.8555 ]

Also your "fm.pdf" works fine when the media box has the same values as
the other boxes.

Best wishes,


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