[NTG-pdftex] \pagebox documentation

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Sun Jul 1 19:25:10 CEST 2007


2007/7/1, Hans Hagen <pragma at wxs.nl>:
> Hartmut Henkel wrote:
> > the pdftex manual writes that \pdfpagebox (integer) globally overrides
> > the pdf-box-spec option given to \pdfximage. But in pdftex.web
> > \pdfpagebox seems to be only a fall-back value, if no such option is
> > given to \pdfximage. Should the docu be corrected, or the code?
>
> if it's an option to pdfximage then it best cannot be a global override,
> so the docu is wrong then

Are we talking about the primitive formerly known as
\pdfoptionalwaysusepdfpagebox? If so, then yes, that was meant as a
global override, so pdftex.web would be wrong.

Best
   Martin


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