VeryPDF PDF Stitch can put multiple PDF pages per sheet when you want to generate a PDF with less pages than the original PDF. This application enables you to set the order when put multiple PDF pages per sheet. A command line version, as a gift, is provided if you purchase this product. This article aims to introduce the command line version of PDF Stitch.
Three Steps to stitch PDF pages
Generally speaking, only three steps are required to use PDF Stitch to n-up PDF pages.
Step 1: Download and Install PDF Stitch
PDF Stitch runs well in both Windows and Mac operating systems. Since this product is now being tested, if you want to evaluate this product, please contact the support group of VeryPDF by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. After you receive the installation file, please double click it to install it on your computer.
Step 2: Open the command line interface
You can do as follows to open the command line interface: Open the Start menu by clicking Start. >>Click Run on the menu. >> Input cmd in the edit box and click Open to close the Run dialog box.
Step 3: Type a command line and press Enter
When the command line interface prompts out, please type a command line in the interface and then press Enter. For example,
pdfstitch.exe -per 2*2 input.pdf output.pdf
- pdfstitch.exepresents the execution file.
- -per 2*2means to put 4 pages per sheet: 2 pages a column and 2 pages a row.
- input.pdfstands for the input file.
- output.pdf stands for the output file.
Introduce PDF Stitch CMD
The following illustrate the usage and options:
Usage: pdfstitch [options] <input file> <output file>
Set page range
-pr <int,int,…> : Select the page range, e.g., 1,3,5-10. Or you can use -even or -odd.
-even : Select only the even pages.
-odd : Select only the odd pages.
-per <int*int> : Set pages per sheet, e.g., 2*4 refers to put 8 pages per sheet: 2 pages a row and 4 pages a column.
-addline : Add lines for pages.
-order <string> : Specify the page order on each sheet. Four values are provided.
H : Horizontal (default value) V : Vertical
-gx <int unit> : Specify the width of each vertical gutter. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
-gy <int unit> : Specify the height of each horizontal gutter. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
Gutters means the space between pages on a sheet.
Set page size
-size <string> : Specify the sheet size. For instance, A3, A4, B3, and letter. Cannot be used with -scale.
-scale <int> : Enlarge or shrink sheets by an exact percentage, e.g., -scale 100 is to retain the original size.
If you want to view more page sizes, please read the article at http://www.verypdf.com/wordpress/201209/how-to-use-the-command-line-version-of-chm-to-pdf-converter-31902.html .
Set page margin
-t <int unit> : Define the top margin for each output sheet. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
-l <int unit> : Define the left side margin for each output sheet. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
-r <int unit> : Define the right side margin for each output sheet. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
-b <int unit> : Define the bottom margin for each output sheet. Unit is in, mm, or pt.
-rt <int> : Rotate the input PDF pages. (0, 90, 180, or 270. Default is 0.)
The preset option
-plan <string> <path> : Use a plan file instead of other options. Cannot be used with other options. <string> refers to the plan file type: “lua” or “legacy”. <path> refers to the path of the selected plan file. For example, pdfstitch -plan “lua” test.plan input.pdf output.pdf
Register the product
-$ <regcode> : Register the application.
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