[pdftex] simple pdftype program?
taco at elvenkind.com
Thu Jun 24 11:10:36 CEST 2004
On Thu, 24 Jun 2004 09:59:24 +0200, Hans wrote:
> Karl Berry wrote:
> >Is there a simple program for pdf files which expands the binary parts
> >of PDF files? Kind of like dvitype. It would be even nicer if it
> >"interpreted" the PDF file the way dvitype does (showing the text being
> >typeset as well as it can, etc.).
> For the later:
> from the xpdf suite is your friend. It does a good job.
Sometimes pdftex's compress_level can help you, in combination with
"texexec --pdfselect" (or a latex equivalent) to extract pages from the
'binary' pdf file. Depends on what you want to do.
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