[OS X TeX] Question

Christian Heine christian at geosci.usyd.edu.au
Mon Nov 13 17:24:26 EST 2006


> Works great. I learned one more useful thing.
>> On Nov 10, 2006, at 4:57 PM, Louis S VanSlyck wrote:
>>> In my particular problem, I'm trying to scan in a letterhead  
>>> about 7" wide and 2" high, but it comes in at 8.5x11. I can't  
>>> find a way to crop the white space. Can Adobe do this, or can  
>>> something be done in plainTeX to solve the problem? I have a  
>>> brute force work around, but its not very convenient.
>> You can use preview.app to crop a pdf. From "Tools" on the Menu,  
>> choose "Select Tool",  use it to mark the visible area of the  
>> image, then choose "Crop" in Tools and save.

there's also the command line utility "pdfcrop" which comes in handy  
if you do lots of batch processing of PS/PDF files and you need  
cropped PDFs. Less work than doing everything manually in Preview.app

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