Modify an existing PDF file
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Fri Jan 23 12:58:42 UTC 2009
Loïc Grenié wrote:
> 2009/1/22 Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com>:
>> 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.
> If you want to load file.pdf into scribus, you can also do a symbolic
> link file.ps 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 file.ps
> 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,
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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