[scribus] PDFtoPS vs PDF2PS

Peter Nermander peter at nermander.se
Thu Jan 21 12:56:20 CET 2010

>>> Open the PDF in Adobe Reader, then print to a file, which will create a
>>> PS file. Then take that file and use ps2pdf (which is part of
>>> ghostscript).

> What he's trying to do is shrink the PDF, so some sort of conversion is
> needed.

Yes, but my comment was in response to what I quoted. Instead of
printing to postscript and "distilling" with ghostscript (ps2pds is as
far as I know only a wrapper script for ghostscript) it would probably
be a lot easier to just print directly to a PDF.


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