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PDF (Portable Document Format) is an open standard for fixed format document exchange. Use this tag to indicate questions involving files in this format and also when software is generating/processing this format. When possible and possible relevant indicate the version of the PDF document (as retrieved from the file properties, or using "file document_name.pdf"

Tools used for manipulating PDF files:

Generation:

  • rst2pdf
  • convert (from imagemagick)

Conversion:

  • pdf2ps
  • pdftotext
  • pdftk

Extract metadata:

  • pdfinfo

GUI based editing:

  • pdfedit
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