On 12/9/05, Hans F. Nordhaug <Hans.F.Nordhaug@...> wrote:
> * Christopher Heckman <ccheckman@...> [2005-12-09]:
> > On 12/9/05, Hans F. Nordhaug <Hans.F.Nordhaug@...> wrote:
> > > * Christopher Heckman <ccheckman@...> [2005-12-09]:
> > > > This is probably what a lot of you are waiting for ... an actual qu=
> > > > about MiKTeX ...
> > > >
> > > > Whenever I use pdfTeX, the page length of the .pdf file comes out l=
> > > > than 11 inches (probably 14 inches). pdfTeX on my system at work do=
> > > > do this, so it has to be something related to MiKTeX. I've checked =
> > > > of the documentation but haven't found anything useful. So how do I=
> > > > page length?
> > >
> > > In texmf\pdftex\config\pdftex.cfg you'll find
> > >
> > > page_height 297 true mm
> > > page_width 210 true mm
> > >
> > > which is A4paper. (This 11.69 inches, not close to 14.) Change this t=
> > > the correct values for your paper (letter paper?).
> > > [...]
> > > PS! Notice the warning in the file.
> > Yes, I saw this warning, so I wasn't sure this was the file I should mo=
> > Does it mean that if I ever update MiKTeX, that I'll have to change it =
> No, it means create the file localtexmf\pdftex\config\pdftex.cfg and
> add the changes there. By the way, after the warning it said read the
> manual. Why didn't you? <http://www.miktex.org/manual/chgpdftexcfg.html>
Because I didn't know where it was.
--- Christopher Heckman