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Re: image in PDF file

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  • Subject: [mg31442] Re: image in PDF file
  • From: Jens-Peer Kuska <kuska at>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2001 05:28:58 -0500 (EST)
  • Organization: Universitaet Leipzig
  • References: <9s0hpo$n70$>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at


with ghostscript you can read the pdf and write it
to a bitmap format. Newer GSView versions have also
an Export option to save the image.

Acrobat 5.0 can grab images for pdf documents.


"Nachbar, Robert B" wrote:
> I have a PDF file that consists of a single page that is an image that was
> scanned in. Does anyone know how to either import the image directly into
> Mathematica or to convert the image to a format that Mathematica can import
> (such as TIFF)?
> Please reply directly to me or CC me as I temporarily (several days) do not
> have newsgroup access.
> Thanks,
> Bob
> ----------
> Dr. Robert B. Nachbar
> Senior Research Fellow
> Applied Computer Science and Mathematics
> Merck Research Laboratories
> 126 E. Lincoln Ave., RY84-202
> PO Box 2000
> Rahway, NJ 07065
> 732/594-7795 O
> 732/594-6410 F
> nachbar at

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