[texhax] Parchment layout

Uwe Lueck uwe.lueck at web.de
Wed Jun 22 12:21:48 CEST 2011

"Philip TAYLOR (Webmaster, Ret'd)" <P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk> wrote 22.06.2011 11:41:54:
> Send files; I will investigate.

(No, it's a LaTeX matter!)

> Charles-Pierre Astolfi wrote:
>> I tried the following syntax in my preamble:
>> \vsize = \maxdimen
>> \pdfpageheight = \maxdimen
>> \setlength{\vsize}{\maxdimen}
>> \setlength{\vsize}{\maxdimen}
>> \vsize \maxdimen
>> \pdfpageheight \maxdimen
>> None of this worked. What am I doing wrong ?

\begin{document} sets \vsize to \textheight,
and LaTeX refers to \textheight at other places as well,
so I would try


between the \documentclass/\begin{document} lines.
I don't know about \pdfpageheight.

HTH -- Uwe.

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