On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 12:09:48PM -0600, Kumar Appaiah wrote: > On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 10:04:42AM -0800, Bob McGowan wrote: > > Kumar Appaiah wrote: > > > On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 09:07:25AM -0800, email@example.com wrote: > > >> What is recommended for converting a bitmap in pdf, into jpg or png? > > >> > > >> xpdf.man remarks, > > >> "Save as... > > >> Save the current file via a file requester." > > >> > > >> Does this mean that xpdf can do the conversion? What is a file requester? > > > > [snip] > > > > The OP asked, I believe, for conversion from pdf to jpg/png. > > > > ImageMagick's 'convert' also does it: > > > > convert abc.pdf abc.jpg > > > > Each page of the PDF file becomes one image file, named abc-#.jpg, where > > '#' is 0 to (pdf pages - 1). > > > > You could then use 'gimp' or some other image editing program to crop > > the page image down to just the desired part. > > Dear me... I totally misread the original mail. Thanks for pointing > this out, Bob. > > And to the OP, Bob's solution is something which would work well, > though I must also mention another "cheap trick": > > 1. Open your PDF in any PDF reader. > 2. Zoom the section containing your image to the maximum resolution, > especially if it happens to be a vector graphic. > 3. Use a software like gnome-screenshot or ksnapshot to take a picture > of the current screen. > 4. Use Gimp or a similar software to trim the image. If you just want the image, then open in inkscape and save out the original image as embedded in the PDF. Regards, Roger -- .''`. Roger Leigh : :' : Debian GNU/Linux http://people.debian.org/~rleigh/ `. `' Printing on GNU/Linux? http://gutenprint.sourceforge.net/ `- GPG Public Key: 0x25BFB848 Please GPG sign your mail.
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