Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Merge multiple pdf script

A simple script to merge pdfs. Nothing fancy. It just saves me the time to look up the complex command-line options needed to merge them. To edit pdfs see my previous post  - http://kheyali.blogspot.com/2014/02/remove-pages-from-pdf.html.

Just copy the following script and paste in a text editor and save as pdfmerge.sh
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#!/bin/bash
# pdfmerge v 1.0 by JOnes Feb 2015
# a simple script to simplify complex command line options

echo "Merges multiple pdfs. Usage : pdfmerge file1.pdf file2.pdf ..... [-o outputfile.pdf]. Without the -o option the defualt output filname is merged-pdf.pdf."

gs -dBATCH -dNOPAUSE -q -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=merged-pdf.pdf $*
echo "File written to merged-pdf.pdf"
echo
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Make the script executable by

chmod 755 pdfmerge.sh

Run

./pdfmerge.sh file.pdf file2.pdf


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