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xsavebox – Saveboxes for repeating content without code replication, based on PDF Form XObjects

The package defines commands for saving content that can be repeatedly placed into the document without replicating DVI/PDF code in the output file, allowing for smaller file size of the final PDF and improved content caching for faster display in certain PDF viewers. The method makes use of ‘Form XObjects’ defined in the PDF specification.

The user commands are modelled after the standard commands \savebox, \sbox, \usebox and the lrbox environment.

All common engines and back-ends are supported:

  • pdf, Lua
  • → dvips → ps2pdf/Distiller
  • (Xe) → (x)dvipdfmx

Version0.16 2020-03-04
LicensesThe Project Public License 1.3
Copyright2016–2020 Alexander Grahn
MaintainerAlexander Grahn
TDS archivexsavebox.tds.zip
Contained inTeX Live as xsavebox
MiKTeX as xsavebox
Adobe Distiller
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