[NTG-pdftex] pdfpagebox

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Thu Sep 15 13:55:23 CEST 2005


Thanh Han The wrote:

>good. I am on way to do that.
>
>Another issue is that I am implementing a primitive
>requrested by Cho, to grab the BBox of an included pdf.
>
>Syntax:
>
>\pdfximagebbox\pdflastximage 1 => print BBox1 
>...
>\pdfximagebbox\pdflastximage 4 => print BBox4
>
>A question here: what should be printed? something like
>10pt, or 10sp, or 10bp, or just 10? 10pt seems to be easy
>and also consistent with syntax of similar primitives,
>however the BBox of pdf is often in bp, so instead of 10bp
>we would get 10.03749pt. Is this a problem?
>  
>
either 

   n.m. pt 

or 

   n.m (without unit being base points) 

outputing something n.m bp is rather untexie 

Hans 

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