[scribus] Too large PDF Export file

a.l.e ale.comp_06 at xox.ch
Tue Mar 23 08:48:19 CET 2010

Christer Eriksson wrote:
> I think that I will give up my intention to use the perl script to reduce 
> the size of my template pdf and find another way to solve my problem. It 
> seems to me that the perl script is made for an UNIX environment and maybe 
> I need to install something like cygwin or SFU on my Windows based PC(?). 
> UNIX/Linux and perl script are not areas I'm familiar with, so if not 
> somebody has a simple solution to reduce my pdf file size on my Windows 
> platform, I will find another solution.

printing to a pdf file with probably shrink the file size.

iirc, you're trying to shrink the size of a formular and i fear that 
there is no "free" way to shrink such a pdf file (acrobat pro may be 
able to do it).

this is one of the cases, where scribus could,  need for a person 
stepping in and wanting to implement a "light" pdf export for scribus. 
Or a company should finance it...

it's one of the features which would clearly improve scribus but which 
won't be implemented in a near future because the current situation is 
good enough (and the priority is to fix things which are not good enough!)


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