Since you’re dealing with PostScript images, one option might be to use GhostView; I’ve done so successfully in the past. As an example. Crop PDF files with Ghostscript. Normally, with the following command and justifications on the CropBox parameters, it should work. gs -o [gs-devel] Cropping PDF Files usign Ghostscript All the PDF files I’m using came with a Default Crop Box, and these files are generated by.

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Ree Aug 21 ’17 at 8: Alex Ball 2 6. Now the maximum coordinates: You can use it crop, add some stuff, etc.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. However, this may not work reliably for all types of PDFs [1]. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. I cannot see anything there that would allow specifying a range of pages.

Position the cursor on to identify the leftbottomright and top coordinates.

Learn Yourself Latex: How to crop PDF or EPS using GSVIEW

The original usage was for EPS. You can effectively change the size by changing the dpi at import. Yes, Method A follows your suggestion using a vector-graphics viewer closely. I fear it’s all or nothing. Shamina 1 7.

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It appears that you can choose any resolution with GIMP when you import. Rakesh 1 7 Post as a guest Name.

[gs-devel] Cropping PDF Files usign Ghostscript

If a graphical tool is also fine I would recommend krop: In order to determine the coordinates for cropping, I use gvwhich prints the coordinates of the mouse cursor using the same units as Ghostscript. Now we can import it into a document.

Because I do not have it and can therefore not tell what you are looking for. Save it, and close. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Show the bounding box if you wish to see the extent of the existing whitespace:.

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Convert back to EPS using pdftops -eps tiger-crop. Then click on Convert and saveā€¦. Sunday 1 4 I’m just adding this ccrop a supplement to Werner’s answer “B”, which uses his method in a bash script that will process all eps files in specified directory:.

In our example we tsview millimeters mm: When I can’t do something with pdftk, the next place I turn is PDFjamwhich is a command-line wrapper for the pdfpages LaTeX package hence you also need that and a TeX distro installed. As an example, consider tiger. A second later, you can look at the resulting. This allows to use the approach to determine the crop area described in my answer below. Please guide me step by step process starting from invoking Ghostscript to crop a PDF with the specific coordinates.


Refresh the view in GhostView which now shows the cropped bounding box: Once chosen, you may ask to view the. I’ll take the example of one of my old graphic files, produced with pstricks and pst-epsthat had a very badly computed bounding box.

The measurement is bpwhich is slightly different from pt. This results in the following frop, showing that we have correctly made a close crop around the left and top edges of the figure. Then, use the Image Gsviiew menu to change the dpi toallowing the dimensions to follow. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Post as a guest Name.

Thanks for Rasmus, you can install pdfcrop from texlive-extra-utils package: