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Re: Count pages of PDF file

by davido (Archbishop)
on Jul 05, 2011 at 08:38 UTC ( #912771=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Count pages of PDF file

That's about the only easy thing you can do with a PDF (aside from unlink()). Here's how to get a page count.

use PDF::API2; my $pdf = PDF::API2->open( 'yourfile.pdf' ); my $count = $pdf->pages(); print "O frabjous day! The PDF has $count pages. Callooh! Callay!\n";

PDF::API2

Update: Well, in my excitement, having just done some painful work with PDF's a few days ago, I jumped on an answer, not realizing that you (the OP) followed up to your own node with a mostly similar solution. ...except that yours keeps a running total of total pages across multiple PDF files. I didn't see that need in the original question. But now I'm wondering what just happened here: If you already know the answer why did you post the question to Seekers of Perl Wisdom. Is there something more you would like us to add to your solution? :)


Dave

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