[scribus] large pdf file
jluc at no-log.org
Fri Apr 10 05:28:45 UTC 2015
Le 10/04/2015 03:04, Ray a écrit :
> Hi Folks,
> As an 82 yr old I have a task from someone to edit a large 500page, 300+MB PDF file.
> I know Scribus opens pdf files but not this one, presumably 'cause of its size.
> I have tried other programs too but they won't open it either.
> I am using Mint 17.1 OS and Scribus 1.4.3.svn.
> Is there some way (or pdf program) I can use to open the file and maybe break it down into smaller groups of pages, so
> that Scribus will then open it for editing ?
You can split the PDF in smaller parts first.
Use pdftk to split it.
sudo apt-get --yes install pdftk
pdftk mylargefile.pdf cat 1-25 output pages1-25.pdf
pdftk mylargefile.pdf cat 26-50 output pages26-50.pdf
and then open the resulting smaller pdfs.
But Scribus 1.4 isnt so good at opening PDFs.
In case you can compile 1.5 it would be worth trying with it.
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