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Re: Exported PDFs are too big in file size.

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  • Subject: [mg91192] Re: Exported PDFs are too big in file size.
  • From: Karen Bindash <KarenBindash at googlemail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Aug 2008 07:44:13 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <g6uch9$pda$1@smc.vnet.net> <g71248$o8k$1@smc.vnet.net>

On Aug 3, 10:34 am, ragfield <ragfi... at gmail.com> wrote:
> File > Print Selection > Save As PDF causes the graphic to be
> rasterized.  This is why it displays so much quicker in the viewer
> application.  You can get the same behavior from File > Save Selection
> As > PDF by clicking on the Options button in the Save As dialog and
> setting Graphics Containing Smooth Shading > Use Bitmap
> Representation.
>
> Unfortunately, this results in a larger file size because of a
> limitation of Mathematica 6 where it does not compress exported
> bitmaps.  This limitation has been removed for a future release.
>
> -Rob
> Wolfram Research

Is there any way to post-rocess the pdf to compress the bitmap?



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