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Re: [SLUG] converting tiff to pdf
- To: slug@xxxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Re: [SLUG] converting tiff to pdf
- From: Scott Ragen <scott@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Fri, 9 Nov 2007 11:30:44 +1100
slug-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote on 09/11/2007 11:18:26 AM:
> I've tried imagemagick but i'm getting faulty pdf's in the output:
> $ convert test.tif test.pdf
> The message from adobe reader is "drawing error". Some documents convert
> OK, but some don't. Other programs simply hang when opening - eg,
> document viewer and pdf viewer.
> Can anyone suggest another command line method of conversion? The files
> I'm dealing with right now are tif output from hylafax.
I haven't used it, but there is a utility called tiff2pdf.
It is in the package libtiff-tools on Debian - not sure what it would be
on other distros.