[texhax] Blank first page problem (how to remove?)
axel-freyn at gmx.de
Sun Jun 5 19:56:51 CEST 2011
On Sun, Jun 05, 2011 at 07:48:40PM +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 2011-06-05 at 17:06:57 +0100, Johnny wrote:
> > Martin Schröder <martin at oneiros.de> writes:
> > > 2011/6/4 Johnny <yggdrasil at gmx.co.uk>:
> > >> the first blank page always remains. ??? I am totally puzzled!
> > >
> > > POST YOUR LOGFILE
> > I didn't notice your reply, as I haven't properly updated my filter
> > rules for incoming mail since joining this mailing list, apologies for
> > that.
> > The logfile, of course! That led me to investigate and manage a
> > solution.
> > Acutally, running the test script in from editing a new buffer, I was
> > unable to reproduce the problem myself, but going to the original file I
> > "stripped down" to the minimalist format originally posted, the problem
> > reappeared. I believe the cause is that I edited the file in Winows
> > notepad at work at some point and this inserted invisible illegal
> > character in the file! Saving the file in emacs and 'C-x RET f' and set
> > encoding to nil solves the problem. Still not sure about what Windows
> > really did to corrupt the file though?
> There are three bogus bytes at the very beginning of the file:
> l.1 ï
> You're in trouble here. Try typing <return> to proceed.
> If that doesn't work, type X <return> to quit.
> Missing character: There is no ï in font nullfont!
> Missing character: There is no » in font nullfont!
> Missing character: There is no ¿ in font nullfont!
Die drei Bytes sind ein Byte Order Mark für Unicode
xelatex ignoriert sie, latex verträgt sie nicht :-)
Bei den meisten Editoren kann man einstellen, ob er ein "BOM" eintragen
soll, oder nicht...
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