[texhax] [FORGED] Re: Smaller image-heavy pdf
r.turner at auckland.ac.nz
Sun Nov 25 06:32:25 CET 2018
On 11/25/18 12:37 PM, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:
> On 2018-11-25 at 08:37:34 +1300, Rolf Turner wrote:
> > On 11/25/18 7:26 AM, Peter Wilson wrote:
> > > Dan
> > >
> > > Have you tried: > ps2pdf in.pdf out.pdf
> > >
> > > which has given me file size reductions of about 75%
> > Now *that* is a trick worth knowing about! Would not have thought of
> > trying that in a million years. Counterintuitive, but simple once
> > you've been told. Did one little experiment just now, on an arbitrary
> > pdf file and got a 55% reduction in size, just like that!
> Are you sure that this conversion is lossless?
No, of *course* I'm not sure!!! :-)
However it *looks* OK (to my not-overly-sensitive eye) in the single
example that I have tried.
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