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       extractbb, ebb - extract bounding box information from graphics files


       extractbb [ -v | -q ] [ -O ] [ -m | -x ] file ...


       For  each  JPEG,  PNG, or PDF file given on the command line, extractbb
       extracts the bounding box information and writes it into  a  file  with
       extension  .xbb, together with some header information. These files can
       then be used by dvipdfmx or other programs. For PDF files,  the  number
       of  pages  and  the PDF version number are reported as well.  The input
       filename extension may be in upper or lower case.

       If called as ebb, the output is written in the ‘‘bb’’ format (and  with
       extension .bb) as used by dvipdfm.  Xbb may be defined as a synomym for
       extractbb on your system.


       -v        Be verbose.
       -q        Be quiet.
       -O        Write output to standard output.
       -m        Write output in dvipdfm’s ‘‘bb’’ format.
       -x        Write output in dvipdfmx’s ‘‘xbb’’ format (default).


       There is currently no way to specify which bounding box  is  taken  for
       PDF  files.  It  will  always be the first one from the following list:
       ArtBox, TrimBox, BleedBox, MediaBox. (Often only MediaBox is  defined.)
       Moreover,  the reported bounding box always refers to the first page in
       a PDF file.


       extractbb    was    written    by    the    DVIPDFMx    project    team
       <>, based on the program ebb by Mark A. Wicks.

       This  manual  page was also written by the DVIPDFMx project team, based
       on a manual page Frank Küster <> wrote for the Debian
       GNU/Linux  system.   It  may be used, modified, and/or redistributed by
       others without contacting the authors.