[gdal-dev] GeoPDF

Frank Broniewski frank.broniewski at gmail.com
Wed May 18 09:26:00 PDT 2016

Hi Even,

Am 18.05.2016 um 17:10 schrieb Even Rouault:
> Sure. There are 2 specifications mentionned in http://gdal.org/frmt_pdf.html :
> - Adobe Supplement to ISO 32000:
> http://www.adobe.com/devnet/acrobat/pdfs/adobe_supplement_iso32000.pdf
> - OGC GeoPDF Encoding Best Practice Version 2.2 (08-139r3) :
> http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=40537
> But I doubt you'll enjoy their reading (especially the ISO 32000 one). In
> practice the support has been developed by dumping existing files.

Yeah, I've looked at them before and thought of something more easily 
readable - but I will give them a second look anyway.

> The GDAL PDF driver supports update of an existing PDF to add 
> georeferencing to it. You can do that for example with the -a_ullr and 
> -a_srs flags of the gdal_edit.py script. You can also look at the 
> pdf_update_gt() test in 
> https://svn.osgeo.org/gdal/trunk/autotest/gdrivers/pdf.py This is also 
> documented in the "Update of existing files" section of 
> http://gdal.org/frmt_pdf.html 
Cool, thanks for the links!


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