Bug 1068 - Default paper size for xdvi should be letter, not a4.
Default paper size for xdvi should be letter, not a4.
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tetex (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Cristian Gafton
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Reported: 1999-02-08 00:43 EST by Aleksey Nogin
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-03-15 12:03:32 EST
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Description Aleksey Nogin 1999-02-08 00:43:22 EST
/usr/share/texmf/xdvi/XDvi has the line
XDvi*paper: a4

It should be changes to
XDvi*paper: us
(at least for the US version of RedHat).
Comment 1 Aleksey Nogin 1999-02-08 00:45:59 EST
BTW, bug report #492 states that this problem (wrong default paper
size) was fixed for dvips, but does not say if it was fixed for xdvi.
Comment 2 David Lawrence 1999-02-10 15:49:59 EST
I have verified this to be as ws reported and is being passed on to a
developer for further review.
Comment 3 Mike Maher 1999-03-15 12:03:59 EST
This change request has been made.  No other files appear to have
a4 paper sizes included in the config files.

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