[NTG-pdftex] backslash in \pdfpagesattr

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Sun Jul 10 19:13:44 CEST 2005


On Sun, Jul 10, 2005 at 06:10:33PM +0200, Pawel Jackowski wrote:

> I've noticed by accident that if there is a backslash in \pdfpagesattr 
> toks, /Pages object is not created at all.
> 
> 	\catcode`\/=0
> 	\catcode`\\=12
> 	/pdfpagesattr={\}?/end
> 
> Doesn't hurt, since backslash is rather pointless in /Pages dict (?), 
> but nothing like that happen in \pdfpageattr; backslash is written as 
> is. Planned behaviour or side effect?

I cannot reproduce it (pdfTeX-1.30.0-rc1):

    7 0 obj <<
    /Type /Pages
    /Count 1
    /Kids [2 0 R]
    \
    >> endobj

The /Pages dict and the backslash are present. (Of course the
lonely backslash is invalid PDF syntax here.)

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>
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