Assemble pdf pages using command line

Assemble pdf pages means that you insert some pages of an A pdf file into a B pdf file, or vice versa. This function applies for assembling separated pages of your pdf files into one your desired file so as to save more space and get more consummate file. This is not an easy task for you, don’t worry, Advanced PDF Tools Command Line is proficient in assembling pdf pages. Now the rest part of this article is going to tell you how to assemble pdf pages by using Advanced PDF Tools Command Line.

This article will insert pages specified by page range (/1,2-4,9) of pdf1.pdf into test.pdf as example to illustrate.

Step 1 click the following link to download Advanced PDF Tools

http://www.verypdf.com/pdfinfoeditor/advanced_pdf_tools_cmd.zip

please unpack it when download is finished.

Step 2 launch the MS-DOS command prompt window. Because the command line is bound to be operated under the MS-DOS environment. The procedure is easy, and the following pictures will guide you.

1) click “start” and then go to “Run”

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2) input cmd into the following

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3) press “ok”, you will find MS-DOS command prompt window popping up

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Step 3 input command line to assemble pdf pages

it goes below

pdftools.exe  -i "C:\input.pdf" -o "C:\output.pdf" "-*" "2|0|d:\pdf1.pdf/1,2-4,9

where

  • the option -i is to specify a pdf filename or a directory for input,
  • the option -o is to specify the pdf file name for output,
  • "-*" "2|0|d:\pdf1.pdf/1,2-4,9 :"-*" is to insert pdf pages, 2 means source file's page number, 0 means before.
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    so the command line can be paraphrased as insert pages specified by page range (/1,2-4,9) of  d:\pdf1.pdf and into C:\input.pdf  before second page.

    when the input is done, press “enter” key, you will see

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    Step 4 open the file to check the effect if the new pages have been assembled, screenshots again

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                                              Picture 1

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                                            Picture 2

    Picture 1 shows the file before editing while Picture 2 shows after editing. Through the contrast, you are allowed to find the total 5 pages have been inserted into the file, the new pages are indicated by circle, below are zoomed ones.

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