[Ipe-discuss] Trimming Resulting PDF File

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Sat Nov 5 05:16:47 CET 2005

On Sat, 5 Nov 2005, Otfried Cheong wrote:

> This problem occurs with pdlatex is "use cropbox" is not set - perhaps Lyx
> is doing the same thing. Check the document properties.
> Ipe correctly sets the artbox (to the bounding box) and the mediabox (to
> the paper size). Some other software requires the crop box, though.


   That's good to know. According to the Ipe doc, cropbox is needed only with
early versions of pdflatex. I've turned it off because I have a newish
version of pdflatex installed.

   I've drawn all the figures I need for next week's presentation, but I'll
give this a try on the next one. The extra space is not passed from LyX to
the resultant .pdf file. That was my concern, and it turns out to be

Many thanks,


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