Monthly Archive: June 2010

Jun 18

Downsampling PDFs to save space

One of the best things since sliced bread, IMHO, is automatic scan to email/pdf functionality on the multi-function copier/printer/scanner/fax.  This makes copying print articles easy so that you can send them to friends, or keep an article out of something you borrowed.  My personal philosophy is “scan once, process as needed.”  That means I scan …

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Jun 08

Concatenating IEEE E-Book PDFs

For those of you who are IEEE members, they now offer some of their “classic” ebooks as a free download off IEEE Xplore. The only problem is that they come in multi-part PDF files and are not named in a rational fashion. So… if you have linux, pdftk installed, and a mass download extension on …

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