[texhax] Using pdfmerge

Jerry jerry at seibercom.net
Sat Jan 6 00:19:30 CET 2018

On Fri, 5 Jan 2018 13:40:35 -0500 (EST), Michael Barr stated:

>Pdfpages provides a facility pdfmerge for merging pdf files and even for
>merging and trimming.  What I need to know is a way of doing this, but
>trimming the pages by a different amount.  What I am trying to do is merge a
>letter of recommendation, which is half a page long, with my department
>letterhead, which is only a couple inches.  If I trim the bottom half from
>each one, there is a half page of letterhead, a lot of whitespace and the
>letter jammed at the bottom.  I have tried trimming separately and then
>merging, but that produces full size pages and doesn't help.

When working with multiple PDF files, or even extensive editing,I use the full
Adobe Acrobat DC program to handle the job. I really think that would be your
best alternative.


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