[reportlab-users] Count pages in PDF?
Wed, 17 Mar 2004 22:46:32 +0100
On Wed, Mar 17, 2004 at 04:20:36PM -0500, Hancock, David (DHANCOCK) wrote:
> Great solution! When I tried it, though, I discovered that (with my version
> of GhostScript, at least), I need to tell pd2ps to send its output to
Sorry for this, I just looked at the manpage :
pdf2ps [ options ] input.pdf [ output.ps ]
and misunderstood what no output file would do : it creates
a .ps file named from input.pdf
> pdf2ps -sOutputFile=- test.pdf | grep -c "%%Page: "
> That was the easy part. Remembering and trying pdf2ps was beyond me until
> this posting; THANKS!
Beware of n-up documents ! Not sure result is correct.
psselect is often used too, but the CPU intensive part is the pdf to
ps conversion anyway.
And while we are at counting pages, if any of you ever needs a GPLed
hardware and software print quota and accounting solution written in
Python, please look there :