[NTG-pdftex] PDF rectangles (was: pdfpagebox)
martin at oneiros.de
Mon Sep 19 15:04:55 CEST 2005
On 2005-09-15 14:57:59 +0200, Heiko Oberdiek wrote:
> * The pdf spec says that the box typically has the form:
> [ ll_x ll_y ur_x ur_y ]
> (PDF spec for 1.6, section "3.8.4 Rectangle")
> But there is a note that says that any two diagonally
> opposite corners are acceptable and that applications that
> process PDF should be prepared to normalize such rectangles.
> The question is now, does pdfTeX normalize the rectangle?
AFAIK it doesn't, and I've yet to see a PDF in the wild that has
a rectangle with [ ul_x ul_y lr_x lr_y ] . I doubt that gs & xpdf
can handle this...
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