Since you’re dealing with PostScript images, one option might be to use GhostView; I’ve done so successfully in the past. As an example. Crop PDF files with Ghostscript. Normally, with the following command and justifications on the CropBox parameters, it should work. gs -o [gs-devel] Cropping PDF Files usign Ghostscript All the PDF files I’m using came with a Default Crop Box, and these files are generated by.

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[gs-devel] Cropping PDF Files usign Ghostscript

In those cases you should alternatively try these commands: If you want margins or other things, you can gsiew course just open the script and fsview arguments after pdfcrop. Kazark 4 Yes, Method A follows your suggestion using a vector-graphics viewer closely. Cropping multiple files Unfortunately, pdfcrop cannot crop multiple files xrop the time. The coordinates are shown in the lower-left hand corner of the canvas window.

Run the script by double clicking it and choosing Run in Terminal. Open it with a text editor and insert the following:. Thank you for your interest in this question. The problem with this approach is that Gimp is a pixel-based image editor, thus your image will lose its vectorized quality ie: If a graphical tool is also fine I would recommend krop: I’m just adding this as a supplement to Werner’s answer “B”, which uses his method in a bash script that will sgview all eps files in specified directory: Firstly, the GIMP does appear to be an adequate and convenient tool for the job.


You can effectively change the size by changing the dpi at import. Sunday 1 4 You can use it crop, add some stuff, etc.

I would suggest you take a look at PDFcrop. Show the bounding box if you wish to see the extent of the existing whitespace:.

Instead, think in terms of the physical printed size of the image measured in inches and the resolution dots per inch.

Post as a guest Name. Create a new empty file, and call it something. For help on how to use it, I recommend the regular help screen: Email Required, but never shown.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. Now we can import it into a document.

You can see the approximate region of where the cursor is by the small box that is north-west of the figure. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. It appears that you can choose any resolution with GIMP when you import.


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Ignore the “native” resolution of the EPS. Rasmus 3, 8 28 Email Required, but never shown. For help on how to use it, I recommend the regular help screen:. Sign up using Facebook.

If you don’t want to update the EPS permanently, you can also use. GIMP can do the job, as can a few other programs. However, this may not work reliably for gsvoew types of PDFs [1]. If the purpose is printing to paper, then ceop vector image is not necessary, because the end user cannot zoom the image.

You could use a pypdf script from this page. Because I do not have it and can therefore not tell what you are looking for. An alternative in a similar vein is to use Inkscape, which croop a vector-based image editor, but it has some troubles sometimes with EPS files see the Inkscape forums, lots of people complain about Inkscape tampering their EPS on loadingbut when it works it’s great since Inkscape can also automatically tightly crop the image based on the content.