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Old 06-29-2016, 11:38 AM   #1
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Scan a document and save as PDF


I can scan a document, but it will only let me save as a out.pnm.
how can i scan and save it as a PDF ?

I have to to send the documents to a Windows Computer and Windows can't read a .pnm file.
 
Old 06-29-2016, 11:49 AM   #2
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mickeyboa,

imagemagick will convert pnm files to jpg.

http://www.2daygeek.com/install-imag...hel-opensuse/#

Also graphicsmagick will convert pnm files to pdf.

https://admin.fedoraproject.org/pkgd...raphicsMagick/

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Old 06-29-2016, 11:55 AM   #3
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what make of scanner ?
what software are you using to scan ?

why not just go to print the pnm image file ( say in gimp )
and "print to pdf"

that saves a pdf file

or

Libreoffice can save as a pdf
and gimp can save as a pdf
 
Old 06-29-2016, 01:02 PM   #4
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I just discovered that to Open out.pnm file to Libreoffice Writer and Export it as a PDF.

Thanks guys !!!
 
  


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