[tex-live] dvipdfmx: Two (related) special queries

Joseph Wright joseph.wright at morningstar2.co.uk
Mon Jul 3 11:47:16 CEST 2017

On 03/07/2017 09:32, Zdenek Wagner wrote:
> Ho Jiseph,
> I do not think that xdvipdfmx supports \special{pdf: literal ... }. I use
> \special{pdf: code ... }. You can look into zwpagelayout.sty, line 670 and
> below where I implement black overprint for pdftex, xetex (=xdvipdfmx), and
> dvips.

According to the manual (used to be "texdoc dvipdfmx", now "texdoc -l
dvipdfmx" option 2), "literal direct" and "code" are equivalent: neither
works in any case!


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