PDF2DSCSection: Ghostscript Tools (1)
Updated: 22 September 2004
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NAMEpdf2dsc - generate a PostScript page list of a PDF document
SYNOPSISpdf2dsc input.pdf [ output.dsc ]
DESCRIPTIONpdf2dsc uses gs(1) to read an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) document "input.pdf" and create a PostScript(tm) document "output.dsc" that conforms to Adobe's Document Structuring Conventions (DSC) requirements.
This new document simply tells Ghostscript to read the PDF file and to display pages one at a time. The generated document can then be viewed with any PostScript viewer based on Ghostscript, like ghostview(1) on Unix or GSview on Windows, with which the user can browse through the pages of the PDF document in any order.
CAVEATSThe DSC document uses Ghostscript-specific procedures. In addition, the original PDF document must be accessible when the DSC document is processed.
SEE ALSOgs(1), ghostview(1)
VERSIONThis document was last revised for Ghostscript version 8.15.
AUTHORYves Arrouye <email@example.com> and Russell Lang gsview at ghostgum.com.au