[Scribus] PDF file size
Fri Dec 17 01:36:25 CET 2004
Try the "Subset" option in the PDF output window. I've had similar
problems, and this option fixed them when dropping resolutions didn't.
Paraplegic Racehorse wrote:
> Scribus 1.2, SuSE 9.1 Pro
> I am in the process of creating some PDF documents of several series
> of disparate, but themed, graphics files. I am unable to achieve
> anything resembling reasonable PDF output file size, however. In one
> case, I have somewhat less than one page of text (two fonts, embedded)
> and approximately 12 pages of assorted graphics files. Within my
> filesystem, the combined size of all the graphics is about four MB of
> [mostly] reduced-color-palatte GIF files. The output PDF, however, is
> nearly 20MB! (8.0 x 10.5 pages, 300dpi, reduce images to 300dpi, embed
> two fonts, Acrobat 5.0, generate thumbs, include bookmarks, format for
> The only thing that immediately comes to mind, concerning how to
> reduce file size is to reduce the resolution, which I am loathe to do.
> Can anyone toss me some pointers?
> Incidentally, the first four of the PDFs are available at
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