[Scribus] Time to defend your use of libPDF

Tino Schwarze scribus.lists
Wed Jan 25 20:08:06 CET 2006

On Wed, Jan 25, 2006 at 06:56:36PM +0000, Calum Polwart wrote:
> 1. He says when it's (multivalent) scaling (actually - now that I think
> of it he shouldn't be scaling, never mind!) from A4 to A5 the Horizontal
> and Vertical Axis are scaled by different amounts which to me suggests
> that the page isn't truely A4 or isn't truely A5... If I open a scribus
> PDF it gives me page dimension - rather than A5... and they are 14.798 x
> 20.998 for the A5 and multivalent puts two of those on a Page that it
> calls A5 and they come out at 20.988 x 29.665 which is supposed to be
> A4.
> Clearly there is an issue with 20.998 and 20.988 - one of them is
> wrong... but who's?  Also, what about the 14.798 -- 2 x 14.798 =
> 29.596...
> So who's got the A4/A5 dimensions wrong?

Actually, both.

A4 is 297 x 210 mm, no dot-something.

Look here: 
English page:

Bye, Tino.

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