[vox-tech] printing 4 pages per single page
jjstickel at sbcglobal.net
Sat Dec 10 14:10:53 PST 2005
I've had success with this tool (a perl script).
I notice there is an updated version from the one I've been using.
Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> I recently discovered psnup, which allows me to print 4 pages of postscript
> to 1 page of text.
> The text is sometimes hard to read because it's so small. psnup has a scale
> factor (which I can't figure out: it appears that a scale factor of .5 means
> "normal scale"???). However, if I scale too much, the postscript pages on a
> physical page begin to "overlap".
> What I'd really like is some utility that allows me to cut the margins of a
> pdf or ps file. This would allow me to use a larger scale factor and not
> have the pages overlap each other.
> I'm thinking something like gimp's crop tool. Its "autoshrink" option,
> which auto-crops to a box that *just barely* surrounds the content, would
> be ideal. Of course, I can't use gimp on a 100 page postscript document,
> but this is what I'd like to do.
> Are there any utilities out there that would:
> 1. crop blank margins of a ps or pdf file
> 2. crop margin dimensions specified by me (not ideal, but I could take
> out a ruler and measure the margins myself).
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