RE: Compressing PDF Size

Subject: RE: Compressing PDF Size
From: "Keith Hansen" <KRH -at- weiland-wfg -dot- com>
To: <stevefjong -at- comcast -dot- net>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2006 10:50:29 -0500

Steve wrote:

<<Acrobat includes standard settings for making smaller PDF files ... >>

I use Acrobat 7.0 Professional. Under the File menu, there is a Reduce
File Size option. If the PDF has already been created, you can open it
up and use this to reduce file size.

I ran it on my 3MB PDF. It reduced file size considerably, with no
apparent side effects. Has anyone experienced problems using this?

So, in other words, which is typically the better way to go:

* In FrameMaker, create PDF using default settings. Then reduce PDF
file size in Acrobat using Reduce File Size. (This is what I just

* Reduce file size as you create the PDF in FrameMaker (i.e., select
"Smallest File Size" in FrameMaker)


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