splitting A1 size PDF into 4 pages A4

Anton Yuzhaninov citrin+bsd at citrin.ru
Tue Nov 1 15:18:10 UTC 2016

On 11/01/16 10:31, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> I've got a file, one page A1 size PDF, and want to split this for
> printing (and glueing together) into 4 pages of A4 size PDF; do we have
> something in our ports for this, best a command line tool?

Your can use ImageMagick (and may be GraphicsMagick)

For cli version install port graphics/ImageMagick-nox11

If ImageMagick compiled with pdf support convert tool can read pdf and 
write raster image.

See my script as example:
And modify for your task if need.

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