scan to pdf
christoph.bier at web.de
Wed Nov 16 09:17:47 UTC 2005
Sarangan Thuraisingham schrieb am 16.11.2005 00:47:
> Troy Piggins wrote:
>>I have xsane working fine, but it only gives options to save to
>>tiff, jpeg, and ps etc. I mostly scan to pdf format these days. I
>>ended up having to use gimp on a windows machine to print a jpeg
>>image to a pdf creater print driver.
> You could do the same with Linux. Open the image file in pdf and print
> to file 'output.ps'. Then, run 'ps2pdf output.ps output.pdf'. I tested
> it and it works. Few problems though, ps2pdf assumes that ps is meant
> for standard paper size. So in the converted pdf file you get margins.
> This is not the case in the original ps file though.
There's a perl script pdfcrop on CTAN that can help you with this
(at least an option for those that already have installed teTeX ...).
+++ Typografie-Regeln: http://www.zvisionwelt.de/typokurz.pdf (1.4)
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