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 Re: [Pdfedit-support] Trouble with oversized input PDFs From: PMA - 2011-01-29 01:14:10 ```Michal Hocko wrote: > [Please do not top post] > > On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 06:04:25PM -0500, PMA wrote: >> Here we go: >> >> Pages >> 3,0 >> Type >> Kids >> 4,0 >> Type >> MediaBox >> 0 Int = 0 >> 1 Int = 0 >> 2 Int = 792 >> 3 Int = 1224 >> ... >> Cropbox >> 0 Int = 0 >> 1 Int = 0 >> 2 Int = 612 >> 3 Int = 792 >> >> Those are the values both before & after I edit. > > The problem is that CropBox which defines a visible part of the media > (defined by MediaBox) cuts out the rest. It smells like > http://pdfedit.petricek.net/bt/view.php?id=290. We have probably set the > CropBox to the default value (A4 paper size) rather than to the MediaBox. > Could you test with the patch from the bugtracker or try 0.4.3 which > already contains the fix. > > The patch testing would be much more helpful because you could report > this to the Debian bug tracking system and they will update the patch. > > Anyway I would encourage you to update to 0.4.5-2 (from the current > unstable). There were many fixes since 0.4.1. > >> (This what you wanted to know?) > > Yes, thanks > >> >> Michal Hocko wrote: >>> On Thu, Jan 27, 2011 at 05:20:16PM -0500, PMA wrote: >>>> Hi Michal. >>> Hi, >>> >>>> If we can feasibly discuss this problem without my posting >>>> my doc, I'd rather, as copyright issues are not yet settled. >>>> I'll restate -- >>>> >>>> I have a musical-score PDF specifically created to print on >>>> 11x17 paper. It needs a few edits that I'd like to do with >>>> PDFedit. And I've succeeded with those, to this extent: >>>> >>>> -- the file opens in PDFedit >>> What is the PDFedit version you are using? >>> >>>> -- my changes are successful >>>> -- I can save the result >>>> -- if I re-open that, PDFedit displays it *complete* >>>> >>>> HOWEVER. if I open that saved result with either 'xpdf' or >>>> Adobe (at work, where there's a printer that likes PDFs), >>>> I get only *part* of it -- the upper left portion, ca 8.5x11: >>> OK, could you check the MediaBox/CropBox before and after you do your >>> editing work? (you can find them in the Object Tree - right side on the >>> application layout - when you navigate through the Pages to the one you >>> are editing up to the Dictionary object). >>> >>> We are doing some tricks if no MediaBox is defined directly for the page >>> so this sounds like a smoking gun at the moment, but it would definitely >>> be good if you could test it. >>> > Ok, I'll test with the patch, which I've just downloaded and read some of. But I must tell you, I have never applied a patch (I gather "applied" is the right word). Could you point me to a dependable instruction document? Meanwhile, I'll hold off importing a newer version. Thanks for your help! ```

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