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I've used PDFs quite a bit but until recently it's been standard docs,
now we have some glossy marketing material (done externally) and, as
they're for downloading from the web, they're huge. Typically +2MB for
They're full colour with:
6-10 graphics in each
Tables - coloured background, body and headings
Colour header - graphic, logo and company name.
Now the first we had done wasn't optimised for PDF when we got it and I
tweaked it and ended up with a file of 350k which was fine.
We're now using a different company to produce the datasheets and the
size has ballooned (these are optimised) and I can see no obvious
difference re content (no. of graphics etc). What I've suggested is
link graphics instead of imbedding (haven't got the source yet so
I'm not sure how they've been done)
try a different graphics format (originals in Illustrator)
but no luck so far. Any suggestions as to why they might be so big or
is that about right and I was just lucky first time round?
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