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my pdf generation works like pdflatex biber pdflatex pdflatex. In the context of final PDF generation, I checked the log file and stumbled upon several weird entries:

<graphics/measurementOverview.pdf, id=2875, 384.43625pt x 196.23312pt>

The weird thing about this is the dimension: I checked the text width (using \the\textwidth) to be 383.0pt. So I created all my pdf figures on exactly 383.0pt. Besides, I include figures like that:

\newcommand\figureFrame[3][ht]{%
    \begin{figure}[#1]
        \centering
        \includegraphics[width=\textwidth]{graphics/#2}
        \caption{#3}
        \label{fig:#2}
    \end{figure}
}

As you can see, also there is the text width of 383.0pt used. So why the hell prints the pdflatex run this strange dimension of 384.43625pt? This happens for nearly all my figures... thank you!

marked as duplicate by egreg, Torbjørn T., user13907, Thorsten, strauberry Aug 26 '14 at 13:09

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    Same problem as tex.stackexchange.com/questions/30767, you're using the wrong type of point. – Torbjørn T. Aug 26 '14 at 12:42
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    384.43625 * 72/72.27=383; the unit used in the message are what TeX calls bp; it would indeed better if the info message used bp, but it's generated by the xpdf library. – egreg Aug 26 '14 at 12:46

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