[texhax] [FORGED] Re: Smaller image-heavy pdf
rdtennent at gmail.com
Sun Nov 25 00:50:14 CET 2018
>| > > 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?
I believe the reduction is size results from compactifying
embedded type 1 fonts.
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