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  1. PDF tricks

    This article contains several useful tricks for manipulating PDF files.

    The focus of this article is on Open Source and Free software, that are available for UNIX-like operating systems. These tools are made for use on the command-line of a shell.

  2. Adding text or graphics to a PDF file

    Using Acrobat Reader’s ability to add text et cetera has proven unreliable for me. On multiple occasions I have lost all the text added to a PDF file. When your filling in 20-plus pages worth of permit forms this is a huge waste of time and extremely annoying.

    So I set out to find another way using the free and open-source tools I have available.

  3. Converting PostScript and PDF images to SVG format

    As a long-time UNIX user I’m used to programs generating PostScript output, and I’m fluent enough in that language to produce graphics in it myself. Unfortunately PostScript is hard to display e.g. on the Web. Luckily another vector format, svg has arisen that is supported by modern ...


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