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Image appears in .pdf file, but not in .xps file

I have two documents. One a .pdf, and the other an .xps. http://www.simply-a-christian.com/docs/Connector_Details.pdf http://www.simply-a-christian.com/docs/Connector_Details.xps A .gif image of a ...
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1answer
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Automatic resolution when converting PDF to images

I have some scanned PDF files that I want to process using ScanTailor. To do that I need to extract images (as TIFF). I have been using GhostScript as follows: gs -sDEVICE=tiffgray -r400x400 ...
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How to print a 'flat' pdf from a text file in PDFCreator?

I want to print text documents to PDF but have the resulting text document be 'flat' i.e. it will not be possible to select any text in the pdf, the pdf will be as if it is an image. is this ...
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MS Word - Export image with overlayed text boxes as image

I am trying to export an image with overlayed texboxes, arrows and shapes as a single image with a dpi of >300. At the moment I am exporting as a pdf and copying the image to Paint.NET. However, the ...
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1answer
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How can I batch convert subfolders of images into single PDFs?

I'm surprised I couldn't find an easy script for this online. I have a directory with lots of subdirectories, each filled with TIFFs. How can I batch convert subfolders of multiple images (TIFFs) into ...
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printing a regular PDF document to virtual PDF printers (with Ghostscript engine) always generates output file with text converted to image

I've suddenly found out, that when I "print" any regular PDF document to a PDF virtual printer, it always converts a source regular (textual) PDF document into an image only document. It applies even ...
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1answer
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Flatten transparent pdf image in linux using command line

I'm using R to generate graphics with many transparent layers. I want the output as a pdf, but filesizes explode when there are so many transparent layers. I can manually open each one in GIMP and ...
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1answer
43 views

Why is the size of a PDF with embedded images so large compared to the individual images themselves

I have a PDF where each page is a full-colored image (it's an artbook). There are 16 pages. One page is completely blank. The PDF itself is 140 MB. When I extract each image to BMP, the images only ...
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Copy Image from PDF

I have a PDF that was created by someone else and I cannot contact them. One of the images runs off the side of the page and is cut off. When I tried to copy/drag the image to various programs ...
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4answers
475 views

How to convert JPG to PDF without a huge file size?

I have a JPG file, scanned image of a document. It is a 2-page document and I united them in Photoshop. Now the JPG file is only 500KB, and the image quality is good. The JPG file's dimensions are ...
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880 views

Adobe Acrobat XI Pro: The PDF document contained image masks that were not downsampled

I am using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro to work with PDF documents, many of which I download from Google Books and read on my iPad. However, some of the Google Books PDFs are very large and slow to load on ...
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1answer
64 views

How to make a fake DOC file containing only images

I want to convert a PDF file to a DOC/DOCX file. I do not want the fomatting of file be affected in this conversion. Is there any tool to put every page in the pdf file as image in a DOC file. So when ...
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98 views

Best settings to convert massive pdf hiking maps to images using ghostscript/imagemagick

I did convert all of the Te Araroa Hiking Maps from PDFs to JPEGs so far. The original maps are 16-64MB PDFs, which take forever to load on my Android Phone. I converted them using Ghostscript and ...
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0answers
421 views

Exporting high quality PNG from LibreOffice Draw

I need to generate a PNG file of an image composed in LibreOffice Draw. When I export to PNG directly, the quality is almost perfect, but it's just slightly blurry. However, when I export directly ...
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2answers
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Automaticaly selection (particular area) in the JPG files

I have some 5000 pages of document (JPG or PDF), each page has around 30 rectangular boxes (some content is there inside the box), I need to capture 30 rectangular boxes automatically and assign some ...
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1answer
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Strange, extra lines in images in .pdf saved with MS Word (happens with images from R and possibly other images)

I used MS Word 2010 to save a document as a .pdf file, and some of the images have strange, extra lines on them. This happens whether the source document is a .doc file or a .docx file: Can anyone ...
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2answers
303 views

How to batch process every image in a pdf using commandline tools?

Does there exist a commandline tool for Linux which allows me to extract all /Subtype /Image raster image objects from a PDF, allows me to process them using another 3rd party tool and then is able to ...
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0answers
104 views

Embed PNG images in PDF file without bloat [duplicate]

I'd like to save a document as PDF without any loss in picture quality, with sensible file size. PNG images were imported to the Microsoft Word document. The advantage of PNG format is lossless ...
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1answer
480 views

Mac Preview app similar alternative for Linux? [closed]

I was wondering if there is a similar alternative of Mac's Preview for Linux? The feature I missed the most is the ability to use the select function in Mac's Preview, and save the selected area as ...
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1answer
228 views

Vectorized pdf cropping [duplicate]

I need to crop a few pdf files, to create four pages from each source page. I know, hot to do that with ImageMagick, but it can't work with vector images, which pdf is, so the resulting quality is far ...
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1answer
38 views

How to automate image rescaling done by PDF viewers?

I have a PDF that I would like to shrink for a presentation. PDF viewers, like evince and Apple's Preview do a great job of zooming out. How can I reproduce this type of zoom-out outside of the PDF ...
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1answer
578 views

Creating a movie from pdf images

I have a bunch of pdf files, from which I want to produce a movie. I'm using sips (on Mac OS) to convert the pdfs to .png, and then produce the movie with ffmpeg. So far, I'm doing this: for i in ...
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0answers
158 views

Disable image compression in word 2010

When I create a PDF document from word 2010 (or 2013), Images in the PDF file will be downsampled from the original file size (which has 300dpi resolution). How can I disable the shrinking of the ...
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1answer
4k views

command to convert pdf to eps with no loss in resolution

I want to convert a .pdf file to an .eps file of the same resolution on a unix based machine. If I use "pdf2ps file.pdf file.eps" the resulting .eps image is not the same as the .pdf image. Colors ...
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1answer
97 views

How to achieve the compression level of a PDF scanner

I have one paper scanned into a PDF, which has a size of about 700KB and 300dpi. But if I take a snapshot of the PDF file using DPI settings of 300 as well, the image file (in PNG, JPG, or TIFF) is ...
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2answers
277 views

How to identify the format of images in a pdf?

I have received a number of pdf files with images in them. The original images have been lost, so I need to extract them. I have Adobe Acrobat Pro, so I extracted them using Advanced > Document ...
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1answer
298 views

Converting massive images to PDF, without crashing applications

I'm trying to work with a large-format scanner, and we are scanning very long documents. Example, one of our documents we cut into two pieces, and one of those pieces is 3633x82486 in resolution. My ...
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1answer
229 views

Convert eBay listing to PDF file with images included

I've been trying to save some eBay listings as PDF files. I've tried sites like pdfmyurl and joliprint, and I've tried Acrobat X Pro. The problem I have with all of them is that they don't save the ...
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How can I create a PDF from scanned images I have in my folder? [closed]

I want something simple. I have a folder with 10 images and I would like to grab all of them, place each in a single "page" and into a single pdf file. Is there a simple GUI-based software for this? ...
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3answers
2k views

Link to image within pdf, and have the image displayed?

Is this possible? Basically, I have a file foo.png. I want to have foo.png displayed at a certain location in the pdf, while maintaining foo as a separate file. So, for example, if I changed the ...
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0answers
101 views

Copy paste an image from pdf file while maintaining transparency [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to maintain image transparency when copying from the browser I have a pdf document and when I try to copy-paste an image from it with the Selection Tool, the ...
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2answers
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Finding Image resolution in PDF file?

I have a problem of having some users creating very large PDFs. On the other hands I have PDF sent from our fax machines that are really small in size and totally printable. My question is Is there ...
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2answers
479 views

PDF rendering of images seems to vary from viewer to viewer with blurring?

I'm generating PDF figures in Adobe Illustrator CS5 that include embedded images. I've noticed that the images look dramatically different when I display the same PDF in Preview, Skim or Adobe Reader ...
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2answers
3k views

Convert many images to one PDF

How can I convert about 100 PNGs to one PDF on a Mac? I'm open to using the command line if it helps. I have tried using iPhoto, but it quits, not sure why. Saving from Preview doesn't quite do what ...
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1answer
213 views

pdf and djvu: Raster or vector graphic image

I was wondering as image formats, what pdf (eps, ps) and djvu are classified into, raster image, vector graphic image? I think pdf (eps, ps) and djvu can all contain both raster image and vector ...
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3answers
308 views

Save images from a PDF [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to extract image from PDF file I have a PDF with images. I would like to save the images alone as JPG with the resolution as 300. Please provide me the commands to ...
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2answers
2k views

Find text on an image

I want to be able to find text on the following awesome image and where the text is located in it. This is not the first time I stumbled upon such a challenge and probably many people have similar ...
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1answer
949 views

Can I force Acrobat Professional to replace the OCR-ed selectable image with text?

I have a book I want to read onscreen. It is scanned at 200 dpi monochrome (I still don't know what went wrong in the scanner driver, I remember setting it to grayscale, but cannot afford the time to ...
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3answers
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How to convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, with one PNG file per page of the PDF document (Windows)

Is there a software that could convert a multi-page PDF file to PNG files, and could automatically save one PNG file per page of the PDF document (for Windows 7)? I have tried a few virtual printer ...
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1answer
1k views

Turn off compression images inside of a PDF with Ghostscript?

Is it possible to turn off or lower the compression of images inside a PDF with Ghostscript when I convert to jpg? I currently use the following: gs \ -dNOPAUSE \ -q \ -dBATCH \ -dSAFER \ ...
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7answers
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Extract images in pdf without affecting the resolution?

My problem is I am tasked to extract images from a 640-paged pdf file. Majority of which are charts and tables with texts. Doing a simple copy and paste makes the image lose its resolution and the ...
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2answers
464 views

PDF Converter wanted: Convert 8.5*11 PDF images into 600*800px PDF images for the Nook

I have PDF files that are maritime charts, For example this one from the Delaware Bay http://ocsdata.ncd.noaa.gov/BookletChart/12304_BookletChart_HomeEd.pdf There is a lot of detailed information in ...
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286 views

How to make PDF pages with U3D images print properly?

I'm creating some PDF files that have three-dimensional images (U3D) in them. When I bring them up in Acrobat, everything is fine until I try to print the file. If I've viewed a page, it prints ...
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1answer
9k views

How to export an image from Photoshop to PDF while preserving the exact size?

There used to be a PDF export option in Photoshop, but it's gone in CS4. What replaced it is Bridge, however no matter what I do, Bridge ends up resizing my image. The physical dimensions (cm/inches) ...
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2answers
11k views

rotate pdf by a certain degree in adobe acrobat

I imported a .jpg image into adobe acrobat to convert it into PDF form with textboxes and stuff. the scanned .jpg is tilted and has to be rotated 5 deg. anti-clockwise. I know how to do this on image ...
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5answers
12k views

How to extract image from PDF file

I currently use Foxit's PDF reader, and I recently downloaded an image from the Internet, but it is inside a PDF file. How do I extract this image? Operating system is Windows 7.
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1answer
290 views

Convert PDF to images (windows) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How do I save an image PDF file as an image? How to print documents to pictures (gif, bmp etc.) on windows Windows. What's the best free tool to convert PDF to ...
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2answers
21k views

Batch convert multiple PDF to Image on Mac

What would be the quickest way to convert a bunch of pdf files to jpeg files? I know I can open Preview and Save As image, but that could take a long time.
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2answers
3k views

How can I batch convert SVG files containing text to PDF files (specifically on CentOS 5.3 x86_64)? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I convert an SVG to a PDF on Linux I would like to programatically convert SVG files to PDF files. However, the SVG files contain text that must be searchable in ...
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2answers
1k views

How are images stored within a PDF?

The are places that prefer PDF's for printing, and we've also been using PDF as a distributable format that "everyone can open". It's very easy on a mac to save as PDF (or go to "print" and save it ...