[Scribus] PDF file size

Craig Bradney cbradney
Fri Dec 17 01:43:13 CET 2004

Will also depend on your image compression options. If theres no compression 
and formats that PDF cannot use internally are used, then they will be 
converted to large PDF X Objects.


On Friday 17 December 2004 01:36, Rainer Heilke wrote:
> Try the "Subset" option in the PDF output window. I've had similar
> problems, and this option fixed them when dropping resolutions didn't.
> Rainer Heilke
> 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
> > printer)
> >
> > 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
> > http://homepage.mac.com/charlesreynolds/werldwerks/models/index.html
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