[XeTeX] Size of PDF files produced by XeTeX

Ralf Stubner ralf.stubner at physik.uni-erlangen.de
Wed May 31 18:06:20 CEST 2006

Bruno Voisin <bvoisin at mac.com> writes:

> Does this mean the included graphics, in JPEG and PDF formats, are  
> first uncompressed by pdfTeX and XeTeX then recompressed at the end  
> of the process, and that pdfTeX compression would be more efficient  
> than that offered by xdv2pdf (which possibly calls Quartz routines)?  

AFAIK pdfTeX does not touch PDF and JPEG files at all. They are just
included in the resulting PDF file with an appropriate wrapper around


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