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extractres - filter to extract resources from a PostScript document


extractres [ -m ] < >


Extractres extracts resources (fonts, procsets, patterns, files, etc) appearing in a PostScript document, and puts appropriate %%IncludeResource comments in the document prologue. The extracted resources are written to files with the same name as the resource, and an appropriate extension. The pipeline

extractres | includeres >

will move all resources appearing in a document to the document prologue, removing redundant copies. The output file can then be put through page re-arrangement filters such as psnup or pstops safely.

The -m option combines the resources of the same name into one file; this must be used for some programs which download fonts a bit at a time.


Copyright (C) Angus J. C. Duggan 1991-1995

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PostScript is a trademark of Adobe Systems Incorporated.


extractres does not alter the %%DocumentSuppliedResources comments.

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