[ALUG] Reformatting a PDF

Brett Parker iDunno at sommitrealweird.co.uk
Wed May 17 14:35:49 BST 2017


On 15 May 13:55, Mark Rogers wrote:
> On the Royal Mail website is a "handy" price guide available as a PDF:
> 
> http://www.royalmail.com/sites/default/files/Royal-Mail-Our-Prices-March-2017_0.pdf
> 
> It's only actually "handy" if you have a weird printer (or at least
> very unusual sized paper). I'm not sure what size/shape you'd call it
> but it would go into a DL envelope without folding...
> 
> What I'd like to do is split the individual pages out and merge them
> to get three (maybe four) "pages" per A4 sheet so that I can print it
> on my very normal A4 printer.
> 
> Suggestions?
> 
> This is an annual headache and I'm fed up with a different manual
> solution every year.

The pages happen to be 1/3rd A4 size, so, something like:

  pdfjam Royal-Mail-Our-Prices-March-2017_0.pdf --a4paper --landscape --nup 3x1 --outfile ~/test.pdf

Should do what you're after.

Thanks,
-- 
Brett Parker



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