# [NTG-pdftex] strange effect pdfliteral

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Feb 4 02:55:01 CET 2005

Hans Hagen wrote:
> Can someone explain why in the last example the pdfliteral messes up the
> spacing

I have the impression that \pdfliteral direct {} forgets to take
notice of the fact that a skip has been outputted. It rescues this
situation at the beginning of each line, so it is probably something
that pdf_set_origin() normally does (since that is never called
for a 'direct' literal).