[pdftex] Re: Speeding up PDFLaTeX by skipping file inclusion
ats at acm.org
Fri May 16 20:19:39 CEST 2003
Reinhard Kotucha <reinhard.kotucha at web.de> writes:
> I converted 20 jpegs coming from digital cameras to pdf using
> ImageMagick. The pdf files are much smaller, BTW.
That's because ImageMagick will expand the jpeg to a bitmap, then
recompress the bitmap into the pdf (using jpeg compression again,
So, the images you're putting into your PDF aren't as high quality as
your original. That may not be a problem (since it'll still look
quite close) but it explains the speed difference.
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