When printing out postage labels for eBay sales, I wanted to make an A4 sized landscape print out, as opposed to the A5 sized default. I could usually switch to Windows and use my Acrobat Pro to do this, but wanted a linux way! Enter pdfcrop. Continue reading
Just a few tips and tricks for either creating or modifying pdfs under linux.
You will need to have ghostscript, imagemagick and pdftk installed.
Word and LibreOffice can do this as a built-in feature but Sharepoint and Google Drive/Docs can’t. Given that Sharepoint is a nightmare to just use (!) I tackled the problem on Google Drive. What we are seeking to achieve is to have a main or master document that pulls in other documents, correctly formatted to make a full document. This is useful when “writing a book”, or creating a Health and Safety file or Employee Handbook. Once again I can’t take all the credit for a lot of the coding, the initial script to pull in formatted data from other documents is due to Henrique Abreu with additional help from Mogsdad and Serge Insas. Continue reading