# [NTG-context] dvi paper-size

Tobias Burnus tobias.burnus at physik.fu-berlin.de
Fri May 27 21:40:58 CEST 2005

Hello,

Peter Münster wrote:
>here comes a feature request:
>
>Could ConTeXt add to the dvi-file information about paper-size, so that one
>does not need the -t option of dvips?
>
>This is done in LaTeX (+hyperref) by using something like
>\special{papersize=...} but I didn't get it working in ConTeXt...
>
Should be e.g. for "A4" \special{papersize=210mm,297mm} and for "A5"
\special{papersize=148mm,210mm}.
If I add this, it actually seems to work here. I failed to create
something which obtains the papersize automatically.

Tobias