PDF's to PNG's on Windows 8

Roger Eller roger.e.eller at sealedair.com
Wed Sep 18 10:58:59 EDT 2013


This software can be controlled by LiveCode using shell commands to its
command-line interface.

http://www.softinterface.com/Convert-PDF-To-Image/Convert-PDF-To-Tiff.htm

There are also manual conversion options built-in to several image editing
programs, as well as online services.

http://www.wikihow.com/Convert-PDF-to-Image-Files

~Roger


On Wed, Sep 18, 2013 at 10:06 AM, Ray Horsley <ray at linkit.com> wrote:

> Sorry to bring this topic back up again but it seems there's no solution
> for this.
>
> Installing QuickTime on Windows does not display PDF's in a player object.
>  This is odd since this works wonderfully on a Mac.
>
> Yrying to display PDF's in a browser object opens Adobe's Reader which, in
> Windows' very blunt way, hogs the entire screen burdening the user with
> lots of work just to get back to LiveCode.  Even if this worked I'm not
> sure how I'd determine the number of pages and move through them to get the
> snapshots.
>
> Quartam Software has a nice PDF package but it only does the opposite by
> creating PDF files in Livecode.
>
> So there's apparently no solution to this seemingly common need to be able
> to view and convert PDF files to single PNG's or JPEG's in Livecode.
>
> Suggestions?
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