how to display pdf pages on display?

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  • hi, is any chance with espruino boards to use pdf simple files and convert them to display at lcd, tft or epaper displays?

    i am not thinking about diy ebook reader but about road book reader, like is used for enduro or Dakar styles rallies, there are simple navigation information based on a simple character and signs system,
    those road book maps are usally available and also can be created by user,

    issue is the sun, any tablet or present navigation system are most not epaper made what is
    bad for reading during the rally, sometimes is necessary to even stop to read the map,
    with epaper it should be much better for visibility of the data on the screen

    didn't finy any roadbook reader at the market with epaper and possibility to read pdf files

  • You haven't clearly formulated your task.
    -Do you need a device with an epaper display for reading a pdf? There is one.
    -If you need to read roadmaps, specify what file format they use.

  • Hi! I think realistically you're not going to be able to use Espruino to render a PDF onto epaper/etc.

    However it's pretty easy to use something like "Imagemagick" to convert a PDF into other formats (like a 1bpp bitmap file) that you could then load onto an SD card. You could then use Espruino to take that file off the SD card and upload it to the epaper

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how to display pdf pages on display?

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