[pdftex] simple pdftype program?

Heiko Oberdiek oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de
Thu Jun 24 12:59:02 CEST 2004

On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:10:36AM +0200, Taco Hoekwater wrote:

> 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.

Pages from other pdf files are included as "/XObject"s.
AFAIK the contents is not changed, i.e. the external pages
are not de- and compressed (in opposite to png files). Thus
\pdfcompresslevel does not have an influence here.

Yours sincerely
  Heiko <oberdiek at uni-freiburg.de>

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