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

Dalton Calford dalton.calford at gmail.com
Fri Jul 12 14:55:20 EDT 2019


https://www.xpdfreader.com/pdftopng-man.html
Is probably the tool you are looking for

On Fri, 12 Jul 2019 at 14:49, Dalton Calford <dalton.calford at gmail.com>
wrote:

> 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 lists.runrev.com> 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?
>>>> Richard E. Hawkins, Esq.
>> The Hawkins Law Firm
>> 3430 E. Flamingo Rd.
>> Suite 232
>> Las Vegas, NV  89121
>> (702) 508-8462
>>
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