Difference between revisions of "Portable Document Format"

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Creates a series of [[PNG]] files.
 
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== Python tools to manipulate / generate PDF ==
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* [http://www.reportlab.com/opensource/ reportlab]

Revision as of 09:52, 6 September 2016

A proprietary format owned by Adobe until 2008, when it was released and relicensed as an ISO standard.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Portable_Document_Format

Free software tools that work with PDF

Cookbook

apt-get install poppler-utils
pdftocairo -png mydoc.pdf

Creates a series of PNG files.

Python tools to manipulate / generate PDF