[OS X TeX] trim pdf figures

Edward Thome ed.thome at murraystate.edu
Tue Jun 22 14:48:53 CEST 2004

On Jun 22, 2004, at 7:09 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:

> Le 22 juin 04, à 13:26, Themis Matsoukas a écrit :
>> On Jun 22, 2004, at 2:46 AM, Bruno Voisin wrote:
>>> All the software that I know (Adobe Illustrator, Mathematica, etc.), 
>>> that can export graphics to PDF format, export the graphics inside a 
>>> page of size the current paper size. I just can't understand why 
>>> this is so, since who needs a graphics on a mostly blank page? Is it 
>>> only laziness from the software providers?
>> In Illustrator at least, you can choose the size of the page to match 
>> or even crop the graphic; then the image, whether pdf or eps, will 
>> contain no extra white space.

Dr A. J. Carr posted a script (for the Terminal) and Heiko Oberdiek 
another sometime back, which crops pdf files.  I have a copy of each, 
but feel that perhaps they should give their permission before I post 
them back to the list.  Perhaps they'll read this and repost or give 
their permissions.


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