Author Topic: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller  (Read 521 times)

zanshin777

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1) There is a red lined square on the file LVL2.

As you see this part got bigger on the file LVL3.

How can I do that on a PDF?

2) I also cropped and saved those red lined squares as JPEG files.

How can I import those and make a pdf like I want and put page numbers?

RodneyLee

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #1 on: July 12, 2020, 04:12:29 pm »
Are you asking how to Draw a RED Square, increase margins and add automatic page numbering?

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #2 on: July 12, 2020, 04:44:11 pm »
I think the question is about impositioning, i.e. cropping and scaling a PDF.

Most impositioning tools can manage that, I would suggest jPDFtweak.

http://jpdftweak.sourceforge.net/

Though I am not sure if it can add the page numbers...

If you want a more manual approach you could of course split the PDF into one cropped PDF per page, and import those pages manually into image frames in Scribus.

Or write a script for it.

zanshin777

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #3 on: July 12, 2020, 07:14:55 pm »
My question is about scaling.

Can I scale the pdf with Scribus or any software you suggest?

(So I don't want to deal with that cropping, converting, pasting one by one.)

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #4 on: July 12, 2020, 09:42:44 pm »

I repeat:

Most impositioning tools can manage that, I would suggest jPDFtweak.

http://jpdftweak.sourceforge.net/

zanshin777

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #5 on: July 12, 2020, 09:57:41 pm »
I loaded pdf file into the software you suggested.

Now how to do what I want?

RodneyLee

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #6 on: July 13, 2020, 04:03:43 pm »
this could be a job for GIMP, open .pdf in GIMP, Crop/Enlarge/draw red box/save

zanshin777

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #7 on: July 13, 2020, 10:17:59 pm »
Where is GIMP on jPDF Tweak Software?

I couldn't find that?

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #8 on: July 14, 2020, 03:20:17 pm »
try gimp.org

zanshin777

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #9 on: July 14, 2020, 07:29:59 pm »
What should I do on this software?

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Re: How To Increase PDF Font Size By Making The Margins Smaller
« Reply #11 on: July 18, 2020, 03:40:39 pm »
I loaded pdf file into the software you suggested.

Now how to do what I want?

Tell the software to do what you want. I did not say it was trivial.

Did you read the manual?

http://jpdftweak.sourceforge.net/manual/index.html

It is probably the Shuffle/N-up tab that you want to use. Load one of the presets first to try to understand how it works.


Here is a more complex example:
https://stackoverflow.com/questions/17319006/automatically-imposing-4-pdf-pages-into-a4-sheet-following-custom-order




I would not recommend using GIMP for this, because GIMP will rasterize the pages.
« Last Edit: July 18, 2020, 03:43:40 pm by Nermander »

 

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