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Re: How to create a PDF-Printer from the command line

On 2018-01-17, Chris Ramsden <chris.ramsden@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/01/18 21:42, Ben Caradoc-Davies wrote:
>> On 18/01/18 10:37, Joel Wirāmu Pauling wrote:
>>> Works fine for txt, although as it rasterizes things it's not going to be
>>> optimized for size.
>> Yes, typically, but for large fonts and low resolution outputs with few pages, rasterised pages may be smaller.
>> Kind regards,
> If I feed it a text file, it gives me an error:
> convert: improper image header `self_spam.txt' @ error/txt.c/ReadTXTImage/439.
> What's the trick to making it work with a text file as input?

I ran into the same error (fixed in later versions, apparently, though I
am in the dark as to what version you are using and how late is later).

I read an explicit 

convert text:mytext.txt mytext.pdf


But it doesn't work here.

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