On Tue, 9 Nov 2004, Jason Corcoran wrote:
> Date: Tue, 9 Nov 2004 12:55:38 +0000
> From: Jason Corcoran <Jason at jcorcoran.net>
> To: ilug at linux.ie> Subject: [ILUG] JPEG's to PDF?
>>> I have a collection of jpeg scans of some old documents that we have at
> work, I was wondering if any body knew of a linux tool that would allow
> me to convert them to a pdf type book? Should I be looking to convert
> them to postscript and then to pdf?
>> any pointers or links greatly received.
If you have an aversion to the command line you could use OpenOffice
Writer/Presenter and insert each JPEG as a seperate page and Export that
as PDF. I believe there may be scripts available to automate the
I'd be fairly surprised if there was not already tools specfically for the
task of converting a collection of JPEGs into PDF (I have a vague
recollection of some python tools for this purpose, I think I was looking
for slideshow/presentation tools at time).
I have to ask why you would want to do this though, PDF seems like a
fairly inefficient way to store a collection of JPEGs?
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