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Topic: PDF File size growing exponentially for no reason
Conf: (P-PDF) What's Wrong with my PDF?, Msg: 160906
From: bleek
Date: 6/23/2007 04:53 AM

Hi, I've been editing a PDF with the original file size of appx 6mb and 125 pages. I've now knocked that down to 95 pages by deleting many pages and making minor edits to them. A few additional pages were added in from copying previous pages in the PDF as there are many repeated pages in this PDF. I'm using infix and Foxit PDF editor. I've tried some compressors but they barely make a dent in it, in some cases actually make it bigger. I'm now left with a 95 page PDF that is almost 65MB. How did this happened and how can I fix it?

I'd appreciate any insight into this matter.

Thank you

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