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Separate by Bookmark When Sending PDF to Printer

We have PDF files that have top-level bookmarks for each set of pages. There are way too many files to just split the file into multiple PDFs else that would work fine. Is there a program out there ...
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Printer Job Language --> PDF

I have received a non-human readable file which I would like to make human readable. How would I go about getting the text content from the following file: thufir@dur:~/Documents$ ...
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Adobe Distiller vs Ghostscript - parameter comparison

Is there a resource comparing command options between Adobe Distiller and Ghostscript?
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460 views

How to convert A4 size postscript to pdf in Linux

I am trying to convert A4-sized PS documents to PDF. I am using PS2PDF, but it clips off the right side of the (landscape) page. Some googling has revealed that ps2pdf always crops to letter-sized ...
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“Removing” PDF embedded fonts without PostScript

I have some PDFs that have embedded fonts, which won't display in Preview in OS X (as far as I know, due to a bug in Preview). To fix this, I ran the PDF through pdf2ps and then back through ps2pdf, ...
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Does Adobe PDF mean that a designer can use a non-postscript printer to proof for fonts etc?

I've had to buy a new printer to replace my wonderful postscript HPLaserjet 4M, because my new mac won't talk to it. I've just realised that the new printer I've ordered is not postscript. (It's a OKI ...
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In gimp, why “save as” ps and “print to file” in pdf?

I want to save an image opened in Gimp in PDF format. But when I click "Save As", the closest format to PDF is PS. I later learned that I can click on "Print", and then select "Print to File" in PDF ...
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Why is my TrueType Font messing up in Acrobat 7.0 Professional

I have a PDF made (500 pages long) of different part numbers for my business, with their descriptions and prices. I'm using a truetype font so that fractions apear as actual fractions and not 1/8 with ...
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Old postscript printer, document with big images produces empty pages

I've got a PDF document with very large pictures (high quality, high DPI, filling whole pages). I wanted to print it on my HP LaserJet 2200dn, but instead of the pictures I get empty pages. I assume ...
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Why provide a postscript document?

I have seen many people linking postscript versions of their resume along with the pdf versions. What purpose does it serve?
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How to convert PDF to ASCII Postscript so the contained text can be searched/replaced?

According to Chapter 3.2 of the PostScript Language Reference, "there are three encodings for the PostScript language:ASCII, binary token, and binary object sequence". We've been generating PDF files ...
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Why is rendering PostScript much slower than rendering PDF?

I always thought that PDFs and PostScript files are quite similar, even though PostScript is a turing complete language. Is there a reason PostScript is a lot slower when rendering (tried with evince ...
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Viewing Postscript (or PDF) on OS X: Aliasing issues

I am generating postscript graphics and am trying to find a balance between non-aliasing and over-aliasing. If I use the raw ghostscript viewer gs on the Postscript, it looks good. The text appears ...
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Is it faster to print PDF or PS?

Say I compiled a .tex file into ps and pdf. Will there be e difference in printing speed between pdf and ps?