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Re: Re: Exported PDFs are too big in file size.
If you are using OS X, you can open the pdf in Preview, and do a SaveAs... In the resulting dialog, you can change the Quartz Filter from 'None' to 'Reduce file size'. In the example I just tested, the file size went from 2.8 MBytes to 148 kb. I don't use Acrobat anymore, but I'm pretty sure that the same thing can be done there. george On Aug 9, 2008, at 7:44 AM, Karen Bindash wrote: > 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? > >