[Scribus] PDF size
Wed Nov 9 12:05:01 CET 2005
On Wed, 9 Nov 2005, Craig Bradney wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 November 2005 11:47, Owen wrote:
> > Using Ubuntu breezy with 1.2.3 I created a 97 KByte sla file with 3
> > fonts and zero images. The sla file was for one page only of about 300
> > words.
> > The fonts were;
> > DejaVu sans oblique 6pt
> > DejaVu mono roman 10pt
> > DejaVu serif bold
> > only two of these were used and all were embedded in postscript
> > Exporting this to pdf gave a 5.7 MByte pdf file.
> > Changing the fonts to the Free* series didn't alter the pdf size much,
> > nor did exporting the pdf at 75 dpi
> > Is all this reasonable?
> How large are those font files?
owen at ubuntu:~$ ls -la /usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-dejavu/
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 63552 2005-09-22 06:12
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 58704 2005-09-22 06:12 DejaVuSansMono-Roman.ttf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 81456 2005-09-22 06:12 DejaVuSans-Oblique.ttf
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 82944 2005-09-22 06:12 DejaVuSerif-Bold.ttf
So for every character I am embedding 80K? Wow
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