RE: ZIP efficiency and file size, Doc vs. PDF

Subject: RE: ZIP efficiency and file size, Doc vs. PDF
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbri -at- haestad -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Aug 2002 16:11:36 -0400


Plus, this might go back to how the PDFs were created; I think you
suggested they were larger than they needed to be. Larger files will
take longer to print.

Cheers,

Sean

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Sean Brierley
Software Documentation Specialist
Haestad Methods
http://www.haestad.com
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-----Original Message-----
From: Sean Brierley

Printer drivers. The HP 5000 I have at home and the Canons around here
don't discriminate against PDF. An aging Lexmark we have does.

-----Original Message-----
From: kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com [mailto:kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com]

Bruce wrote:

> That's mostly a matter of printer memory. I used to have the same
> problem, but once I upgraded my printer to 20 megabytes of RAM, the
> problem went away - at least for files of less than 20 megs.

But why, then, does a 500K PDF take WAYYYY longer to print than a 1.5MB
Word doc? I've always found this to be the case, particularly if the PDF
has many graphics, regardless of file size.

Puzzled,


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