[pdftex] full page images
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Fri Jun 20 17:27:32 CEST 2003
On Thu, Jun 19, 2003 at 08:37:50PM -0700, beezaur wrote:
> I have a question about including full page images in a LaTeX document
> that eventually needs to find its way to pdf format.
> I am writing an engineering document (class amsart) for work. I have
> been using both the commands "latex doc.tex" and "pdflatex doc.tex"
For pdflatex, use the pdfpages package. It does what you want,
and efficiently. you can include individual pages, a range of pages or the whole
in one step.
I don't know how it works in plain latex.
> under Red Hat Linux version 8. The document needs to include some
> manufacturer specification sheets which are in pdf files, usually of
> several pages in length.
> The first part of my problem is extracting the single page I need. I
> have been printing to files in both pdf and ps formats from various
> readers, then using the \includegraphics command in the graphicx package.
> The second part is really where the problem is: the graphic starts its
> upper left corner where a paragraph would start, then runs off the page.
> I need it to cover the entire page, if that is possible. Otherwise, I
> need text resolution that can be read. Text from the above printing
> method is fairly garbled.
I use the geometry package when including things like full page jpgs.
> Any ideas how to get a full page graphic, or at least one with readable
> A day without math is like a day without sunshine.
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