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PDF2DSC(1)		       Ghostscript Tools		    PDF2DSC(1)

NAME
       pdf2dsc - generate a PostScript page list of a PDF document

SYNOPSIS
       pdf2dsc input.pdf [ output.dsc ]

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

       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".

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

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

SEE ALSO
       gs(1), ghostview(1)

VERSION
       This document was last revised for Ghostscript version 9.06.

AUTHOR
       Yves  Arrouye  <yves.arrouye@usa.net> and Russell Lang gsview at	ghost-
       gum.com.au

9.06				 8 August 2012			    PDF2DSC(1)

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