Re: Paper size reported in Document Viewer.
On Sun, Sep 30, 2018 at 10:56:05PM -0700, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> Debian 9 with Document Viewer 3.22.1 here.
8.5/11 = .7727272...
> the file
pdfinfo AIGAbusIconScaled.pdf says it's 765 x 990 pts.
765/990 = .7727272...
> is obtained by
> rsvg-convert -f pdf AIGAbusIconScaled.svg > AIGAbusIconScaled.pdf .
So rsvg-convert seem to preserve aspect ratio.
> The svg file has attributes 'width="8.5in" height="11in"' in the outermost svg element.
'S' in SVG stands for 'Scalable'. These sizes can be transformed into
> The PDF is displayed with Document Viewer and there Properties
> shows "Paper Size 270 x 349 mm". That is 10.62 x 13.74 inches.
rsvg-convert(1) says that it uses 90dpi by default.
8.5*90 = 765
11*90 = 990
> I don't understand that paper size. The numbers have no apparent
> connection to the svg specification or to the PDF file.
They do. You define aspect ratio in SVG. You define actual size by
specifying (or using default) DPI.