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Wouldn't this be a caching issue? MS Access is prone to growing larger than
it is, so there is a function to compact the database down to a reasonable
size. I don't know if Frame or whatever you are using does this, but
closing and re-opening the document after a major deletion and save could
restore the doc to the correct size. Also, aren't PDFs compressed documents
anyway? Granted, I may have a bit of naïveté when it comes to dealing with
PDFs, but I think that compression and caching may be factors here.
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> Behalf Of Keith Hansen
> Sent: Wednesday, October 31, 2007 1:38 PM
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> Subject: Edited PDF File Size
> Interesting situation today... I took a very large PDF file (20MB). I
> deleted all but two pages from the PDF and saved it. Yet,
> even though it
> now contains only two pages, the file size is still shown as 20MB!
> I then opened the PDF and saved it under a different name. It is now
> only 140KB.
> Why did the edited PDF retain the huge file size, even though it only
> contained two pages? Why did the "Save As" bring about the file-size
> Just curious...
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