Go to main content

man pages section 1: User Commands

Exit Print View

Updated: Thursday, June 13, 2019
 
 

pdfseparate (1)

Name

pdfseparate - Portable Document Format (PDF) page extractor

Synopsis

pdfseparate [options] PDF-file PDF-page-pattern

Description

pdfseparate(1)              General Commands Manual             pdfseparate(1)



NAME
       pdfseparate - Portable Document Format (PDF) page extractor

SYNOPSIS
       pdfseparate [options] PDF-file PDF-page-pattern

DESCRIPTION
       pdfseparate extract single pages from a Portable Document Format (PDF).

       pdfseparate  reads  the  PDF file PDF-file, extracts one or more pages,
       and writes one PDF file for each page to PDF-page-pattern.

       PDF-page-pattern should contain %d (or any  variant  respecting  printf
       format), since %d is replaced by the page number.

       The PDF-file should not be encrypted.

OPTIONS
       -f number
              Specifies  the  first page to extract. If -f is omitted, extrac-
              tion starts with page 1.

       -l number
              Specifies the last page to extract. If -l is omitted, extraction
              ends with the last page.

       -v     Print copyright and version information.

       -h     Print usage information.  (-help and --help are equivalent.)

EXAMPLE
       pdfseparate sample.pdf sample-%d.pdf

       extracts  all pages from sample.pdf, if i.e. sample.pdf has 3 pages, it
       produces

       sample-1.pdf, sample-2.pdf, sample-3.pdf

AUTHOR
       The pdfseparate software  and  documentation  are  copyright  1996-2004
       Glyph  &  Cog,  LLC  and  copyright  2005-2011 The Poppler Developers -
       http://poppler.freedesktop.org


ATTRIBUTES
       See attributes(7) for descriptions of the following attributes:


       +---------------+----------------------------+
       |ATTRIBUTE TYPE |      ATTRIBUTE VALUE       |
       +---------------+----------------------------+
       |Availability   | desktop/pdf-viewer/poppler |
       +---------------+----------------------------+
       |Stability      | Uncommitted                |
       +---------------+----------------------------+
SEE ALSO
       pdfdetach(1),  pdffonts(1),  pdfimages(1),  pdfinfo(1),  pdftocairo(1),
       pdftohtml(1),  pdftoppm(1),  pdftops(1),  pdftotext(1) pdfsig(1), pdfu-
       nite(1)



NOTES
       This    software    was    built    from    source     available     at
       https://github.com/oracle/solaris-userland.    The  original  community
       source   was   downloaded   from    http://poppler.freedesktop.org/pop-
       pler-0.75.0.tar.xz

       Further information about this software can be found on the open source
       community website at http://poppler.freedesktop.org/.



                               15 September 2011                pdfseparate(1)