# [XeTeX] unexpected improvement with XeLaTeX

Pablo Rodríguez oinos at web.de
Sat Dec 26 22:27:26 CET 2009

```On 12/26/2009 03:04 PM, Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 26 Dec 2009, at 13:43, Pablo Rodríguez wrote:
>
>> Hi there,
>>
>> due to a bug with hyperxmp and xelatex (that I'll report later), I have
>> accidentally discovered that the xdvipdfmx version included in TL2009
>> (and maybe in TL2008) provides much better compression rates using the
>> -V 5 option.
>>
>> How can I set that all xelatex generated files use PDF 1.5 as their
>
> See the V option in the dvipdfmx.cfg configuration file.

I wonder why version 1.5 is not the default option (since it generates
smaller files).

BTW, do you know whether similar improvements have been included in