[texhax] parsing and simplifying a placed and clipped/cropped .pdf

Philip Taylor P.Taylor at Rhul.Ac.Uk
Mon Oct 28 14:21:07 CET 2013

Martin Schröder wrote:
> 2013/10/28 William Adams <will.adams at frycomm.com>:
>> Is there a way when placing a .pdf to parse it and discard any redundant elements which don't appear w/in a clipped window?
> No. AFAIK only Adobe Acrobat can do destructive cropping.

I use Adobe Acrobat all the time (V7) and from my experience
the cropping is reversible (and therefore not destructive).

** Phil.

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