[scribus] Pdf file size
Kunda Loves Scribus
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Sun Nov 1 00:49:22 UTC 2015
On Fri, Oct 30, 2015 at 2:23 PM, Gregory Pittman <gpittman at iglou.com> wrote:
> On 10/30/2015 01:27 PM, John Beardmore wrote:
> > I've produced an environmental report in Scribus 1.5 under windows.
> > With best resolution pictures the .pdf file is 136 megabytes, and with
> > low resolution it's still 11 megabytes.
> > My clients are having problems uploading these files when making funding
> > applications because of their size.
> > Two questions then...
> > What type and settings for PDF output is most likely to produce
> > compact output ?
> > And
> > I seem to recall somebody saying that you could run Scribus
> > .pdf files through some tool or other, which made them a lot
> > smaller without noticeable loss of quality. Can anybody
> > remember which tool this is ? I have access to Linux boxes
> > too if needs be.
Bringing this thread back to topic (and appropriate email subject)...I have
Would it be interesting and possible, once we get QML/QtQuick2 working, to
have plugins that integrate some of these CLI pdf tools and call them
Of course I want to be mindful of the fact that we don't want to create
more code to maintain and upkeep. That's why I'm thinking of a solution
that would just be a GUI wrapper around said 3rd party CLI PDF tool. Sort
of how there are GUIs for ffmpeg and such...
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