Assembling PDF's from images
julesrichardsonuk at yahoo.co.uk
Sat Sep 24 12:11:59 CDT 2005
Zane H. Healy wrote:
> I know several people here use tools to take a directory of images and
> turn them into a PDF. I'm looking for some advice on how to do this.
> Ideas on how to do this using either free or commercial software is
> fine. I gather that the images will be JPEG (I don't know they are
> planning on capturing the images yet, and will try to convince them to
> use a loss less format, an option might be TIFF or Nikon RAW).
I've always used ImageMagick's convert utility to do this - with a flat
directory of images it'd be a single command from the shell.
Hooks are provided from all sorts of programming languages if you want
to do something much more complicated (as well as providing logging
output, which might be important given the context)
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