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pdfcrop generates larger file?

I use pdfcrop to remove margins from a 10MB PDF, 400pages. Margins are properly removed, but the resulting PDF is 51MB large? Any suggestions?
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Crop entire document around figure

Have you ever submitted a LaTeX paper to a journal that wants separate figures? When you want to include a figure composed of a table of images, you must build it separately. When I run latexpdf, I ...
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Searching for a better workflow to get a cropped PDF and EPS graphics - Stage 1

I am using TeX Live 2010. I don't use MikTeX anymore because of many troubles I found in the past. Input files: gridon.tex: % gridon.tex \documentclass{minimal} \usepackage{pstricks} ...
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pdfcrop fails to crop a PDF document with non-white background

I have a PDF document created from the following input file. \documentclass[cmyk,a4paper]{minimal} \usepackage{geometry,xcolor} \pagecolor{cyan} \parindent=0bp \begin{document} \fbox{$\displaystyle ...
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Is there a way to remove white margins when importing a pdf file?

A workaround is to use pdfcrop separately (in the terminal) to crop the PDF file we want to import. However - is there a way to remove white margins when importing a PDF file from within the tex ...
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pdfcrop and --bbox command line option

This tool that's distributed with texlive has no actual documentation for the bbox parameter. It just says that --bbox "<left> <bottom> <right> <top>" What units do these ...
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How can I create PDF & EPS exactly as big as my PSTricks picture but without using pdfcrop?

This question is made to accompany the existing question: How can I create a pdf document exactly as big as my tikz picture?. Constraints: It is not allowed to use pdfcrop by any means whatsoever. ...
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The perfect pdfcrop

I need a "perfect" pdfcrop, one that crops exactly to the edge of the figure or text for alignment issues as a graphic in other programs. I'm aware of the standalone package, and have gone through ...
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Crop off-page vertices in vector graphic PDF

I have a PDF that contains one page, with a vector image on it. I want to use the left half of the image on the backside of the front cover-page of my work, and the right half on the front of the ...
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Is there a pdf crop utility for windows that will give smaller files?

The answers to this question contain pdf cropping utilities that will give smaller files than Eric Doviak's original, but as far as I can tell they only work in Linux. Is there a way to make them ...
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Is it possible to force auto-pst-pdf to use --hires option when it internally invokes pdfcrop?

What is --hires for? To obtain a better result when cropping a pdf image produced by PSTricks, I use --hires option as follows latex filename.tex dvips filename.dvi ps2pdf ...