64.8 PDF Extract Pages
20210419 For example, to extract all but the first page from a pdf document:
$ pdftk input.pdf cat 2-end output output.pdf
Input pdf documents can be named, as in the next example, as A,
B, etc., and then referred to when specifying page ranges later. The
example appends page 1 from document B (
input2.pdf) to pages 1-8
of document A (
input1.pdf). A use case is a contract where the
last page (page 9 here) needs to be signed and scanned. That page is
then appended to the remaining pages of the contract.
$ pdftk A=input1.pdf B=input2.pdf cat A1-8 B1 output output.pdf
The A and B can appear multiple times:
$ pdftk A=input1.pdf B=input2.pdf cat A1-8 B1 A10-12 output output.pdf
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