[Scribus] Importing multi-page pdf (2)
John R. Culleton
Fri Feb 10 22:14:25 CET 2006
On Friday 10 February 2006 03:19 pm, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Friday 10 February 2006 20:18, Gregory Pittman wrote:
> > John R. Culleton wrote:
> > > On Thursday 09 February 2006 04:02 pm, Craig Bradney wrote:
> > >> Yes but we don't need a kludgy solution. Ghostscript provides all we
> > >> really need.
> > >>
> > >> Craig
> > >
> > > OK let me look at the problem from the other end of the
> > > telescope. I want to create Scribus pages for parts of the
> > > document and TeX pages for other parts. The page sizes are all the
> > > same. In general the tool psmerge will only merge pages created
> > > with the same tool, and sometimes not then. I can
> > > import pages into a TeX document, but that is a bit tricky.
> > >
> > > Using either PostScript or pdf files (I can convert to either of
> > > course), what is the most foolproof method of merging the pages?
> > >
> > > I am on Slackware Linux.
> > While I very much agree with Craig's comments about pdftk, the program
> > is small enough and simple enough to use ('pdftk your.pdf burst') that
> > you should at least try it to know why you don't want to use it. For
> > now, but hopefully not for long, this is a job that must be done outside
> pdftk is a fine tool for such things, it (Scribus import) should just be
> more automatic for most users. Select, set some import options, import,
Downloaded the pdftk tarball, tried to Make it, and it blew me
away with a jillon error messages. Don't have time to debug all
that. I'll fuss with something major, like Scribus or Gimp, but not
with a utility where there are other options.
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