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hpr3153 :: Fixing eBooks with Calibre and pdfcrop

Ken uses Calibre to convert a epub to PDF then uses pdfcrop to trim the margins

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Hosted by Ken Fallon on 2020-09-02 is flagged as Clean and is released under a CC-BY-SA license.
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pdfcrop --margins '-4 -4 -4 -5' --clip input.pdf output.pdf

calibre is a powerful and easy to use e-book manager. Users say it’s outstanding and a must-have. It’ll allow you to do nearly everything and it takes things a step beyond normal e-book software. It’s also completely free and open source and great for both casual users and computer experts.

PDFCrop is a Perl script that crops the white margins of PDF pages and rescales them to fit a standard size sheet of paper. It makes the printed pages far more attractive to read!

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Comment #1 posted on 2020-10-21 11:26:44 by Ken Fallon

Thank for this

I knew this had to be on the Internet somewhere.
Comment #2 posted on 2021-03-03 12:33:21 by Ken Fallon

Thanks Again.

Amazing how many times I've needed to use this.

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