[pdftex] jpeg vs pdf (was: Speeding up PDFLaTeX by skipping
osoba at jablotron.cz
Thu May 15 12:50:47 CEST 2003
JPG is copied into PDF AS-IS, so nothing can be faster.
There is no reason to convert JPG->PDF before including.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Martin Schroeder" <ms at artcom-gmbh.de>
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Sent: Thursday, May 15, 2003 10:57 AM
Subject: [pdftex] jpeg vs pdf (was: Speeding up PDFLaTeX by skipping
> On 2003-05-15 04:40:22 +0200, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> > And you could convert all your jpg files to pdf because this
> > speeds up the pdflatex run significantly. Otherwise pdftex has to do
> > the jpg -> pdf conversion.
> I haven't timed jpeg vs. pdf, but I don't think jpeg is much
> slower than pdf, since the jpeg inclusion shouldn't do much more
> than wrapping the jpeg in pdf (i.e. not interpret the jpeg). But
> I could be wrong.
> Best regards
> Martin Schröder, MS at ArtCom-GmbH.DE
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