[NTG-pdftex] [pdftex] q..Q rules again

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Tue May 8 16:31:11 CEST 2007


On Tue, May 08, 2007 at 02:50:38PM +0200, Pawe?? Jackowski wrote:

> > That's the point. You are saying with "page" or "direct" that
> > it is not necessary. But "Q" changes the transform matrix. Thus
> > you should not use "q" and "Q" with keywords "page" or "direct".
> 
> ? afair `page' keyword has been introduced to fix the problem of not 
> balanced q..Q within ET..BT,

I don't know the original intensions. IMHO "page" is for operators
that should go outside BT..ET and operators that affect the
transform matrix should use no keyword.

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