Bug 167882 - pdftex sets wrong paper size
Summary: pdftex sets wrong paper size
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 143661
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: tetex
Version: 4
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jindrich Novy
QA Contact: David Lawrence
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-09-09 06:51 UTC by Andrea Pasquinucci
Modified: 2013-07-02 23:09 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Last Closed: 2005-11-01 10:45:20 UTC

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Description Andrea Pasquinucci 2005-09-09 06:51:45 UTC
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Description of problem:
running pdftex on a tex file creates a document with paper size 250x350mm (pdfeTeX-1.21a), with FC3 (pdfTeX-1.10b) the paper size was 210x297mm (A4) as is correct for me (EU). 

To solve the problem I had to add by hand in my tex file the following lines

\pdfpagewidth=210 true mm
\pdfpageheight=297 true mm

most probably related to configuration files not set/read properly.

pdflatex works fine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.run pdftex on a tex file

Actual Results:  wrong paper size

Expected Results:  right paper size (better if locale dependent)

Additional info:

Probably related to bugs 133480, 158758, 143661

Comment 1 Jindrich Novy 2005-11-01 10:45:20 UTC
Yes, this is a duplicate of 143661.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 143661 ***

Comment 2 Jindrich Novy 2005-11-01 10:49:55 UTC
The default paper should be A4 though. You can redefine your default paper via

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