[scribus] scribus Digest, Vol 91, Issue 30

Johannes Deutch zelbstzz at gmail.com
Sat Oct 31 15:16:35 UTC 2015

For Windows, the following thread, "How to convert PDF File into smaller
size" will give you a couple of leads:



On Sat, Oct 31, 2015 at 5:50 AM, Murray Strome <wmstrome at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Re:  Pdf file size    Original Message from John Beardmore
>   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.
> --------------------------The Script I use to do the job is a slightly
> modified version of  the Perl script, compress_newsletter.pl, the
> original for which can be found here:
> http://wiki.scribus.net/canvas/Web_optimised_PDFI don't think the
> original works anymore, but the text file attached to this link:
> http://forums.scribus.net/index.php?topic=1727.0does work (at least in
> LINUX).  Thanks to a member of the Victoria LINUX Users Group, I now have a
> modified script which does the major things I asked for, namely remove the
> .meta file and give an option of replacing the original PDF file instead of
> creating a new file called {original file name}.new.pdf which I will try to
> attach to a later E-Mail if I can find it (I am travelling right now and am
> not certain I have it with me right now) if attachments are permitted when
> posting to the Scribus list -- I have forgotten whether they are or not.
> Murray
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