[scribus] Making PDF smaller
eilert-sprachen at t-online.de
Tue Sep 7 11:39:48 CEST 2010
Am 06.09.2010 22:57, schrieb Gregory Pittman:
> On 09/06/2010 04:04 PM, Rudolf Vavruch wrote:
>> Submitted on 09/06/2010
>> Submitted by anonymous user: [10.1.5.224]
>> Submitted values are:
>> Name: Rudolf Vavruch
>> Email Address: vavruch at gmail.com
>> Subject: Making PDF smaller
>> Hi, I'm sending this from the contact form on scribus.net.
>> My friends and I are making an online magazine, you can view the first
>> issue here: exhibitmag.co.za. The second issue is complete but for one
>> problem - as a PDF it's too big. I've tried various methods of exporting
>> it but nothing gets it looking good unless it is around 400MB. My friend
>> took this PDF opened it in Illustrator and when closing it, it asked him
>> if he wanted to remove superfluous data (or something similar),
>> bookmarks and other things. It then compressed the file down to 40MB!
>> But I've noticed one problem, occasionally some of the text is messed up.
>> Is there anyway I can compress the generated PDF without dropping image
>> resolution and keeping all the text as is?
>> I am using ScribusNG 1.3.5 - that comes with Linux Mint 8 Helena.
> Hi Rudolf,
> Try these:
> What these involve is conversion to PS then back to PDF.
Just thought I'd try that first one, but this is what came out:
That means, the "shrunken" file is actually bigger than the original one.
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