Here is an example Ghostscript commandline, which would convert and merge the two (or more) PostScript files into one PDF in a one go: Merging mutliple PDF files(2) In “Path to “, look for the gswin exe file located by default in C:\Program Files\gs\gs*. PDF Batch Automation (PDF to Image and PDF Merge). EDIT: I’ve been FOR %%Z IN (*.pdf) DO gswin32 -sDEVICE=jpeg -dJPEGQ=
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I have multiple single page PDFs I’d like to join together into a single file. Obviously I mean the file mefge and not the probability distributions here!
I’m aware of free online services such as this one and I have used them several times. On this occasion, however, I have info I’d prefer not to upload to a server I don’t know anything about.
PDF Batch Automation (PDF to Image and PDF Merge)
I’ve tried using Join gswin23, but it produces a single large page instead of a page 1, page 2, page 3 format. Also the file size balloons – joining a kB and kB pdf results in a 3, kB file.
As VCL pointed gswin2 in his comment, just exporting a list of graphics does not work since the braces and commas of the list a exported as well. Additionally, the pdf is one single page. Here is an updated approach, which takes all imported pdf-pages and inserts them into a new notebook where every page is separated by a pagebreak.
The resulting pdf has at least several pages, but content gssin32 the page is scaled and if not turned off the headers are printed too into the pdf. Now we try to make a new pdf which has the original file appended to itself.
How to Use Ghostscript
For this I join the pages together, riffle a newline-cell between them and create a new notebook which is instantly exported into a pdf-file:. Not to forgetthat the resulting pdf is much bigger than two copies of the original file would have been!
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This is no job for Mathematicareally. Update As VCL pointed out in his comment, just exporting a list of graphics does not work since the braces and commas of the list a exported as well.
For this I mwrge the pages together, riffle a newline-cell between them and create a new notebook which is instantly exported into gswij32 pdf-file: There are several problems with this solution: VLC, you are completely right.
I didn’t notice a because I have the continuous view turned on in my pdf viewer. I thought when importing “Pages” results in a list of graphics, then gswib32 a list gives again a working pdf. I assume you have to create a notebook, insert the pages and make pagebreaks between them to get this working but I’m sure this destroys the pages sizes and everyting.
VLC, see my update.
How to use Ghostscript
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