>On Saturday 13 June 2009 05:52:10 am Carusoswi wrote:
>> So, if I import a multi-page pdf, all pages are imported as
>> separate layers? How does one turn them into separate pages?
>> >On 06/12/09 04:32, Sven Neumann wrote:
>> >> Hi,
>> >> On Thu, 2009-06-11 at 18:14 -0400, James wrote:
>> >>> I have a 2 page PDF that I read into The Gimp and modified.
>> >>> Now I want to print is back out to PDF.
>> >>> I can only seem to print page 1 even though I said to print
>> >>> all pages.
>> >> You imported the PDF pages as layers into a single image. And
>> >> now you are printing the image, so only the upper layer is
>> >> visible on the printout. You need to turn your layers into
>> >> individual images and print them separately. Or turn off
>> >> visibility of the upper layer so that the other page becomes
>> >> visible, then print again.
>> >> Sven
>> >Is there a way to combine two pdf files into one file?
>If you save layers individually following Sven's advice, then they
>become separate files. But unless you are doing more than you
>state, I would bring up the base file in Acrobat Reader and then
>print each page "to file" with different names of course. This
>gives you x number of separate Postscript files. Conversion back to
>pdf's is easily done with the Ghostscript script ps2pdf. An
>hpefully the text etc. is preserved as text and not as bitmaps.
>There are horses for courses and tools for tasks. Gimp is not
>primarily a pdf or ps tool. That area hasn't changed in years
Alternatively, if you don't have Acrobat Pro, print each layer to pdf with,
e.g., CutePDF Writer (http://www.cutepdf.com/products/cutepdf/Writer.asp),
then combine the seperate pdfs with PDF Split and Merge (pdfsam:
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