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Convert multiple images to multi page PDF (with specific page order)

Terminal - Convert multiple images to multi page PDF (with specific page order)
convert {1..12}.png MyMultiPageFile.pdf
2013-03-26 01:30:38
User: lpanebr
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Convert multiple images to multi page PDF (with specific page order)

Creates a PDF from multiple images. One page per image.

If you want a specific arbitrary order you can use {1,3,5,10,12}

* you may use jpg, tif etc

** if you do use jpg images you might want to add "-compress Zip" as suggested below to prevent from having the images from being re-compressed.

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You should write like that :

convert {1..12}.png MyMultiPageFile.pdf

Comment by Zulu 86 weeks and 6 days ago

Add "-compress Zip" for lossless conversion of JPEG.

The PNG to PDF handling in `convert` does seem to be lossless, however.

Comment by mhs 86 weeks and 6 days ago

JPEG note! When dealing with JPEGs, specify "-compress Zip" (for lossless conversion).

The PNG to PDF handling in `convert` is however, lossless.

Comment by mhs 86 weeks and 6 days ago

Sorry for the double post... Next time I will have remember to enable javascript when posting to CLF...

Comment by mhs 86 weeks and 6 days ago

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