I've done something like this in imagemagick, and it worked quite well, so
I can vouch for this workflow. But just to clarify, I presume you will be
creating static PDF files to place in the filesystem--not generate a PDF
dynamically through Omeka when a user clicks to download a PDF (as in,
Omeka files off an imagemagick process).
On Nov 8, 2013 2:00 PM, "Kyle Banerjee" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:
> We are in the process of migrating our digital collections from CONTENTdm
> to Omeka and are trying to figure out what to do about the compound objects
> -- the vast majority of which are digitized books.
> The source files are actually hi res tiffs but since ginormous objects
> broken into hundreds of pieces (each of which can be well over 100MB in
> size) aren't exactly friendly to use, we'd like to stitch them into
> individual pdf's that can be viewed more conveniently
> My game plan is to simply have a script pull the files down as jpegs which
> can be fed to imagemagick which can theoretically do everything I need.
> However, I've never actually done anything like this before, so I wanted to
> see if there's a method that people have used for combining lots of images
> into pdfs that works particularly well. Thanks,