[pdftex] splitting .pdf output into smaller parts

Paul Markowski marko at mail.meteo.psu.edu
Thu Dec 6 09:49:30 CET 2001

I've generated a 360 pp., 125 MB document using pdflatex.  Does anyone
know how to split this into smaller files?  Using dvips (after running
latex to obtain a .dvi file) this could be done very easily, using the -i
and -S options, e.g.,

          dvips (STUFF) -i -S n,

where n is the max number of pages per section.  When n was reached, then
dvips began a new .ps output file.  It doesn't appear that pdflatex has
such a simple command-line solution.  Has anyone worked around this

Paul Markowski

Dr. Paul Markowski
Department of Meteorology
Pennsylvania State University
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University Park, PA  16802
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