[NTG-pdftex] making links work in rotated text

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Mar 2 16:59:35 CET 2006

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 04:43:17PM +0100, Hans Hagen wrote:

> in order to support this properly we need something
>   \pdfcm set|reset|push|pop num num num num num num
> the tricky thing is that
> - pdftex needs to apply the values to the annots dimensions directly 
> (not delayed to shipout)
> - because sometimes we need to add info to objects (resources, annot 
> dicts) we also need

Quite impossible, because the final location of the boxes
is not known before shipout time.

>   \pdfcmdimen <dimen> which returns the dimen with the applied current cm

But why not using the same method that is used for the current
position? \pdfsavepos, \pdflast(x,y)pos?

> so that we can do things like [0 0  \the\pdfcmdimen\wd0 \space 
> \the\pdfcmdimen\ht0] and alike

In the second run this would be correct then.

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

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