[pdftex] Cropping bottom margin off one-page documents.

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Sep 20 09:56:16 CEST 2004

Michael Chapman wrote:

>I have several thousand one-page pdf-documents that I wish to trim the white 
>space off the bottom of.
>Using 'pdfcrop' (and re-creating the top, left and right margins using the 
>"--margins" flag in 'pdfcrop') gives the required layout.
>Unfortunately the passage through 'gs' that 'pdfcrop' (I think) uses kills 
>the hyperlinks.
>I have thought of using the basis of 'pdfcrop' and measuring the bounding box 
>for each document, and then recreating all the pdf-documents using 'geometry' 
>to set the page lengths file-by-file.
>Is there a neater solution?
a few line perl script can do that, just replace the media box or crop 
box (as long as you treat the file binary and the size the same)


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