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PDF files larger than necessary

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110085 Jul 18,2013 08:35 AM Jul 19,2013 05:57 AM Windows Forms 1
Tags: PDF
Administrator [Syncfusion]
Asked On July 18, 2013 08:35 AM


Using Syncfusion.Pdf.Base v.10.403.0.71

After I produce a Syncfusion PDF file, I open it in Adobe PDF Reader. If I print it to a PDF Print Driver, it is significantly smaller in file size and seemingly the same quality/size.

Here are the Syncfusion PdfDocument properties that I set:


Private Syncfusion.Pdf.PdfDocument doc = new Syncfusion.Pdf.PdfDocument(PdfConformanceLevel.Pdf_A1B);

doc.FileStructure.CorssReferenceType = PdfCrossReferenceType.CrossReferenceStream;

doc.ColorSpace = PdfColorSpace.GrayScale;

doc.Form.Flatten = true;

doc.EnableMemoryOptimization = true;

doc.Compression = PdfCompressionLevel.Best;

I've tried every combination of CompressionLevel with no change. I've tried with and without Conformance with a very small change. I've tried with and without ColorSpace with no change. I've tried EnableMemoryOptimization on and off with no change.

Please help. I have to produce millions of PDF's and space is not plentiful.



Geetha M [Syncfusion]
Replied On July 19, 2013 05:57 AM

Hi John,

Thank you for your interest in Syncfusion products.

The size of the PDF document is based on the elements it contains like text, image etc. Could you please send us a sample document so that we can check the elements and get back to you with details?



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