pdf2dsc - generate a PostScript page list of a PDF document


   pdf2dsc input.pdf [ output.dsc ]


   pdf2dsc  uses  gs(1)  to  read  an Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF)
   document "input.pdf" and create a PostScript(tm) document  "output.dsc"
   that   conforms  to  Adobe's  Document  Structuring  Conventions  (DSC)

   This new document simply tells Ghostscript to read the PDF file and  to
   display pages one at a time.  The generated document can then be viewed
   with any PostScript viewer based on Ghostscript, like  ghostview(1)  on
   Unix  or  GSview on Windows, with which the user can browse through the
   pages of the PDF document in any order.

   If no output file is named on the command line, the name of the  output
   file  is that of the input file with any extension removed, followed by
   the extension ".dsc".


   The DSC document uses Ghostscript-specific  procedures.   In  addition,
   the  original  PDF document must be accessible when the DSC document is

   You need the file "pdf2dsc.ps" (originally by  Russell  Lang)  supplied
   with Ghostscript since release 3.53.


   gs(1), ghostview(1)


   This document was last revised for Ghostscript version 9.19.


   Yves   Arrouye   <yves.arrouye@usa.net>  and  Russell  Lang  gsview  at


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