[OS X TeX] Extracting Odd-number Pages in PDF files

Maarten Sneep maarten.sneep at xs4all.nl
Wed Nov 17 09:05:10 EST 2004

On 17 nov 2004, at 14:58, delanoy at igd.univ-lyon1.fr wrote:

>  as I have a printer that cannot print recto-verso automatically, I
> usually have to split in two the file I want to print and separate
> the even-number from the odd-number pages.
>  This causes a problem with PDF files that I download from the 
> Internet ;
> as far as I can see
> I can only create other PDF files of the form "from page a to page b" 
> but not
> of the form "the even-number pages ".
>   Are there any tools to do this ?

No need to generate a separate pdf, the functionality is built into the
standard printing system.

In the print sheet, choose "Paper handling" from the third popup menu
(the first one is labeld "printer", the second "presets", and the last
one has no title).

Here you can pick odd or even or all.


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