Modify an existing PDF file

Karl F. Larsen klarsen1 at
Fri Jan 23 12:58:42 UTC 2009

Loïc Grenié wrote:
> 2009/1/22 Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at>:
> [snip]
>>        There is a problem with Scribus, it will not allow a PDF file to
>> be loaded into it. Through experimentation I learned Scribus will take a
>> .PS file into it and this is where Evince comes in.
> [snip]
>      If you want to load file.pdf into scribus, you can also do a symbolic
>   link pointing to your file.pdf and ask scribus to load it "as a
>   ps file". I usually do it from a command line, in that case it is
> ln -s file.pdf
>   but it can be done with any File Manager (although I don't know how...)
>   This trick does not work for all files  (gs just died on one pdf file I
>   tested), but I think it will work for most (all those that gs can process).
>          Just my 2 eurocents,
>              Loïc
    That is cute, and not sure why Scribus is fooled. My method is 
slightly longer but both packages are used as they were made to work.



	Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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