[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.
> The first volume should contain a table of contents (but no index/list 
> 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


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