# [NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Wed Jul 19 17:06:20 CEST 2006

Ralf Schmitt wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I'm trying to split a large document for printing to multiple volumes/books.
> of figures), the second volume should have consecutive pagenumbers, and
> the last volume should contain an index and the list of figures of all
> books. Is this possible with context?

My approach would be to build the 'big one', then use something like

% this is split-toc.tex
\starttext
\insertpages[complete.pdf][1,3]
\stoptext

to lift bits and pieces into separate files. Is something like that
feasible?

Greetings,
Taco