i am trying to use xelatex from the mactex 2012 package to build a paper at DIN A4 paper size. using any of the following commands does not do the trick, it keeps set at 21,59 × 27,94 cm which is us-letter format i guess. those are the commands i found by researching on the internet to change the paper size:
throws the error
LaTeX Warning: Unused global option(s): [paper=a4]. same thing using just
does not throw the error, but its not changing the paper size either. it simply does nothing. so my question is: how do i set the paper size to A4 = 21 × 29,7 cm correctly?