[OS X TeX] (OT) Keynote/Beamer (was LaTeXiT & Keynote)

Themis Matsoukas matsoukas at psu.edu
Thu Sep 27 10:40:03 EDT 2007

On Sep 27, 2007, at 9:21 AM, Jeffrey J Weimer wrote:

> On Sep 27, 2007, at 8:55 AM, Themis Matsoukas wrote:
>> On a side issue, as much as I like Keynote for the sleek looks, it  
>> generates enormous files. I recently gave two talks, one in  
>> Keynote, one in beamer. The Keynote file size was 5.2 MB, the  
>> beamer file only 0.7 MB. Granted, these were two different  
>> subjects but still of similar quantity in math and graphics. I  
>> find it hard to justify the gargantuanism of Keynote.
> Out of curiosity, what happens when you convert the Keynote to a  
> basic PDF?

Here is what I got:

file.key -original keynote file: 5.3 MB
file1.pdf -produced by exporting to pdf from Keynote: 5.4 MB
file2.pdf -produced by compressing file1.pdf in preview.app: 5.7 MB (!)


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