[OS X TeX] Compressing pdf graphics
Peter_Dyballa at Web.DE
Mon May 28 16:03:05 EDT 2007
Am 28.05.2007 um 21:16 schrieb Chabot Denis:
> I added these lines in pdftexconfig.tex, which in my case is
> located here:
Check carefully whether this is the right file (for example in web2c/
pdflatex.log)! It looks as if you are having a pretty old gwTeX
installation without TeX Live ...
> but it had strictly no effect on my large report, which remained at
> 20.6 MB. I added these lines in my tex document also, and then I
> got a tiny saving in size, down to 20.4. So in my case, it is still
> best to shrink the pdf produced by tex with pdftk (7 MB).
> I don't know why performance differs so much between our two tests.
I made the FMT files anew (sudo fmtutil-sys --refresh). The file
pdftexconfig.tex is not read when simply pdfTeX'ing, it's only read
when (re-)making the FMT files.
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