PDF output file size

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Thu May 6 17:37:26 EDT 2004

Since I can't get my invoices to print to PDF correctly,  I print to a 
PostScript file and then use 'convert file.ps file.pdf' to create a PDF 
invoice to email.  With my graphics my PS files are about half a meg and my 
PDF files are about 22K.

Hope this helps,


Message: 1
Date: Thu, 06 May 2004 20:04:31 +1000
From: Brendan Henderson <brendanh at bendigo.net.au>
Subject: PDF output file size
To: gnucash-user at gnucash.org
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Forgive me if this is the wrong list to post to.

I have set up an invoice style sheet with 2 small graphics, each about
29 kb jpeg's. When I select to print an output, select my style sheet
and specify to use the PDF output it works, but the end result is a 1.9
meg PDF file that is too large to email on a dialup connection.

Removing the 2 jpeg's reduces the file size to 31 kb. Any serious idea's
that still include the graphics ?. Can the PDF engine/convertor be
tweaked to reduce the PDF output quality ?.

Brendan Henderson

BLH Drafting & I.T. Services
'Putting your ideas into motion'

PO Box 312, Eaglehawk VIC 3556
Ph 03 54361094
Fax 03 54361095
Email brendanh at bendigo.net.au

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