import from multi-page png, and automating pdf-> png

Dalton Calford dalton.calford at
Fri Jul 12 14:49:23 EDT 2019

You can use gimp to automate the conversion of pdf's to specified output
file formats/sizes.   This is good for batch work.
xpdfreader also has some good utilities/functionality depending upon what
you are trying to do.

On Fri, 12 Jul 2019 at 14:46, Dr. Hawkins via use-livecode <
use-livecode at> wrote:

> As I’m trying to get a temporary workaround for the engine pixel-rendering
> a pdf widget rather than including the pdf, I have a two part question:
> 1) is there a straightforward way to batch convert pdf to png of specified
> density?
> 2) for a multipage png, is there a “decent” way to use import to get a
> chunk of a specified page, or do I need to know the pixel height of the
> page and do the math?
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