Display the cover page of a pdf document in jpg or png

I would like to display in my app the image of the cover page af an
pdf document produced internnally within my app ( wich plugin should
be better … ? pdfwrite ?.. generally it will be a less than 2 pages
document)
on the home page I would like to display the cover pages as png or jpg
with a link to the document or another action…

thanks for your suggestions

erwin

Erwin wrote:

RMagick can convert a PDF to either PNG or JPG. If you just want the
first page, add [0] to the file name when you read the PDF, i.e.

img = Magick::Image.read(“mystuff.pdf[0]”).first
img.resize!(how-big-you-want-your-image-to-be)
img.write(“mystuff.png”)

On 6 mai, 23:24, Tim H. [email protected] wrote:

erwin
RMagick 2:http://rmagick.rubyforge.org/rmagick2.html
Thanks a lot ! that’s exactly what I want to do…

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