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Topic: How small of a file can I expect when going to PDF?
Conf: (P-PDF) Acrobat 6.0, Msg: 143379
From: satgmp
Date: 12/2/2005 02:55 AM

I have a 34mb Technical manual created in Quark. The document contains
approx. 90 pages of text and graphics (tiffs and eps). When converting it to
a "smallest size" pdf it becomes a 7.9mb PDF file. Is this the smallest size I
can expect? I've tried the Advanced>PDF Optimizer... settings to no avail.
When checking the audit space usage the heavy offenders seem to be
"content streams" @ 55% and "document overhead" @ 35%. My boss
seems to think it's possible to get this document down under 1mb. Any
advice?


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