Kurt Pfeifle | 1 Dec 17:32 2006

Re: Okular moving

On Wednesday 29 November 2006 21:50, Kuba Ober wrote:
> On Sunday 19 November 2006 18:14, Jakob Petsovits wrote:
> > On Friday, 17. November 2006 23:24, Reinhold Kainhofer wrote:
> > > One more functionality that I would have needed  twice: Change the page
> > > size of some pages. In particular, I had a PDF that was used for printing
> > > a journal, so it had those additional margins. Now, to print them on our
> > > laser printer (and to make them available for download from our
> > > homepage), I needed to cut away those margins.
> >
> > I'd say that belongs into the printing framework though. This kind of
> > functionality should be available for all kinds of documents, not just PDFs
> > or even anything supported by Okular.
> I don't know how it can be done properly -- you'd need to export the .pdf to a 
> more common format (postscript?), do the editing, 

How do you do the editing of PostScript? Are you a PostScript wiz-kid
that can create or modify PS files in such a way as desired for a new
image/modified on the page?

> and convert it back. This  
> always looses information and is known to make .pdf files get bloated and 
> look worse.

Why should it loose information? Why should the PDF get bloated? Why
should it look worse?