Re: pdfjoin loses web links in the PDFs
- Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 11:36:56 +0000
- From: Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: pdfjoin loses web links in the PDFs
On Sun, Nov 18, 2018 at 04:16:21PM -0500, Gary Dale wrote:
This is frustrating. I'm running Debian/Buster (AMD64) and just
finished creating web links (mostly mailto:<e-mail address> in a
two-part directory I created using Scribus. I exported the files to
PDF on a Debian/Stretch machine because Buster uses a version of
Ghostscript that breaks the PDF export in Scribus (they recently broke
it on Stretch as well, but I put the older Ghostscript 9.20 version on
hold so I can still use Scribus).
The PDF files I created worked fine individually but when I tried to
merge them into a single PDF, the web links are lost. I'm not sure if
this a limitation of pdfjoin or a bug in the current implementation.
That is frustrating. All I can suggest is experimenting with an
alternative PDF joiner. I believe pdftk can do it (pdftk *pdf cat output
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