Web lists-archives.com

Re: Convert PDF to TIFF at a certain bits-per-sample amount




Quoting Rodolfo Medina (2019-04-24 00:26:15)
> Jonas Smedegaard <jonas@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> 
> > Quoting mick crane (2019-04-23 23:36:19)
> >> On 2019-04-23 21:02, Rodolfo Medina wrote:
> >> > How can I convert PDF to TIFF at a certain bit-per-sample quantity?  
> >> > Say, 8...?
> >> > Any particular option to
> >> > 
> >> >  $ convert file.pdf file.tif
> >> > 
> >> > ?  Or any other way...?

> >> there's got to be a pdf2tiff
> >> there's everything else with a 2 in it's name
> >
> > pstopnm -stdout foo.pdf | pnmtotiff > foo.tiff

> Fantastic...  This seems to work fine...  Thanks to all...  Only, in 
> the tiff final output the body of the text is like zoomed, so that 
> part of it is lost...
> How to keep the original size?  Thanks,

Try explore some of the tools mentioned at 
https://sites.google.com/site/tfsidc/document-conversion

To find out which package contains a certain command-line tool, you can 
install the package apt-file and search like this:

  apt-file search a2ping

That initially listed tool, a2ping, seems from its documentation to be 
_exactly_ the kind of thing you need - sensibly calibrated layout, not 
only raw conversion.  But I tried quickly and it turns out that to 
convert from PDF to TIFF it needs another tool, sam2p, which is not in 
Debian.


 - Jonas

-- 
 * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt
 * Tlf.: +45 40843136  Website: http://dr.jones.dk/

 [x] quote me freely  [ ] ask before reusing  [ ] keep private

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: signature