Best/easiest way to print parts of a large PDF image?

NoOp glgxg at
Mon Nov 5 23:17:43 UTC 2012

On 11/05/2012 05:44 AM, Paul Sladen wrote:
> On Sun, 4 Nov 2012, Chris Green wrote:
>> What's the best tool for selection a section of a PDF image and printing
>> it to fill an A4 sheet?
> 'pdfposter' is a command-line tool that will scale up and print your
> single-page poster as many smaller single sheet that you can stick
> together:
> I'm not sure of a GUI tool.  If you fancy getting your fingers dirty

photoprint. It's in universe:
$ apt-cache policy photoprint
  Installed: 0.4.2~pre2-2
  Candidate: 0.4.2~pre2-2
  Version table:
 *** 0.4.2~pre2-2 0
        500 precise/universe i386 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

More info here:

But be aware:
[Apologies for the lack of updates]

And yes, it loads PDF's with out issue.

> you can simply change the "/MediaBox A B C D" numbers in the PDF file
> (PDF is a text format, you can open it up and edit in a text editor).
> If you just want to print the corner/part of a document the terms you
> want of "PDF" and "crop", and you may be able to turn something
> up.  (This would simply change the /MediaBox, but hopefully in an
> interactive way).
> Hope that helps,
> 	-Paul

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