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pdfseparate

Portable Document Format (PDF) page extractor


see also : pdfunite

Synopsis

pdfseparate [options] PDF-file PDF-page-pattern


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page=${filename}_${i}
pdfseparate -f $i -l $i $1 ${page}.pdf
convert -density $dens ${page}.pdf ${page}.png
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pdf_page=${pdf_page[1]}
pdfseparate "$source_pdf" "$temporary_pdfs"
args=""
four_roof=$(( $pdf_page % 4 == 0 ? $pdf_page / 4 : $pdf_page / 4 + 1 ))
elif which pdfinfo pdfseparate pdfunite >/dev/null 2>&1; then
with_poppler "$input_pdf" "$output_pdf"
else
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pdfunite pdfseparate pdfimages tiff2pdf tiff2ps
PDF files too large? Try this and adjust -quality value:

description

pdfseparate extract single pages from a Portable Document Format (PDF).

pdfseparate reads the PDF file PDF-file, extracts one or more pages, and writes one PDF file for each page to PDF-page-pattern, PDF-page-pattern should contain %d. %d is replaced by the page number.
The PDF-file should not be encrypted.

options

-f number

Specifies the first page to extract. If -f is omitted, extraction starts with page 1.

-l number

Specifies the last page to extract. if -p is omitted, extraction ends with the last page.

-v

Print copyright and version information.

-h

Print usage information. (-help and --help are equivalent.)

example

pdfseparate sample.pdf sample-%d.pdf
extracts all pages from sample.pdf, if i.e. sample.pdf has 3 pages, it
produces
sample-1.pdf, sample-2.pdf, sample-3.pdf


see also

pdfunite ,


author

The pdfseparate software and documentation are copyright 1996-2004 Glyph & Cog, LLC and copyright 2005-2011 The Poppler Developers - http://poppler.freedesktop.org

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