[NTG-context] splitting a pdf into multiple volumes

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Wed Jul 19 17:20:34 CEST 2006

```Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> 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?
>
there is also

texexec --pdfselect --selection=1:10 yourfile.pdf --result=anotherfile

or so

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