Screw Drivers and PDF Files
ard at p850ug1.demon.co.uk
Fri Jun 3 18:46:38 CDT 2005
> der Mouse wrote:
> > Which of those "several open source packages" includes a scriptable
> > (ie, command-line) tool to extract the embedded images from a PDF?
> If you have a "need" for extracting images from PDF than you are missing the
Who can you possibly know what he wants to do with this file?
> point of PDF. If you can view it and print it you have no need to extract
> images from it.
While it may be true that this is 'not the point of PDF', the very fact
that he needs to do it suggests that pdf is not the right file format to
use for distributing such collections of images. But if that's the format
that's used, you have to find some way to hack it.
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