[pdftex] pdftex & file size...

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Mon Nov 12 15:19:32 CET 2001

At 01:54 PM 11/12/2001 +0100, Thierry Bouche wrote:

>fonts, + incredibly few bytes for the whole text...), I wondered whether
>this could have to do with the 'preserve editability' switch in
>illsutrator, but I didn't generate the PDF direct as AI export, I made
>'AI EPS', then distill.

even then i would not expect that growth, unless they use inefficient 

>I can't put an example now, because the thing is in another place, but
>I could tonight. I suspect there are lots of objects duplicated in
>each PDF, that distiller strips off. But, as a general fact, pdftex
>makes huge files compared to distilled ones. I wonder whether
>something could be done about it, at least by post processing.

right, if you send me a file i can have a look at the content? (eps + pdf)

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