Re: [xep-support] Customizing cropmarks?

From: Jirka Kosek <>
Date: Thu Jul 21 2005 - 08:38:24 PDT

Thomas Schraitle wrote:

> XEP has the ability to support cropmarks, which is very good.
> Unfortunatly our print shop raised some concerns. The cropmarks meet
> at the corners, but normally these must be cut back at least 3mm
> outside the trim edge. It could lead to some "relicts", if the paper
> isn't cut exactly. In a strict sense, this makes these cropmarks ...
> well ... almost useless for our print shop.
> Does anybody know how to customize it? If there is no such
> possibility maybe someone from RenderX can consider it as a feature
> request. :)

I solved exactly this today morning. Try this:

<?xep-pdf-crop-mark-width 0.5pt?>
<?xep-pdf-crop-offset 24pt?>
<?xep-pdf-bleed 6pt?>

The last PI controls space between intersection of crop marks and the
real start of rule.


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