Re: convert a bitmap in pdf, into jpg or png.
> 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?
> > >
> > 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.
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