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  1. crsaj

    crsaj Thread Starter

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    Is there a way to resize a pdf document for emailing? I'm finding these pdf docs taking for ever to attach. I'm using a laptop with Windows 7 and Explorer 8. I have Adobe Reader X installed. I also downloaded Foxit Reader 5.1 but even though its listed in my installed current programs I can't find it and I also can't find the Foxit PDF creator toolbar that was also downloaded. I know this sounds like two issues but perhaps someone can help here.
     
  2. DaveA

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    NO, most pdf files are already compressed.

    What size are these that you are having issues with?
     
  3. crsaj

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    1 MB to 10-12 MB.
     
  4. jonnygreenwood

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    why not convert PDF to HTML??
    the size will be much smaller
     
  5. Elvandil

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    Try zipping them. If you can't reduce the actual content, zipping will compress them about as much as anything else will. You can get better compression with .fz. .sqx, .uha, or .7z, but the differences will be minimal.

    (HTML can't have any images or tables included, but that is a possiblilty. A web archive, .mht, is another and that would include images.)
     
  6. jonnygreenwood

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    thanks for your sharing
     
  7. crsaj

    crsaj Thread Starter

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    How do you zip a file (document) OR html it?
     
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    Right Click on it .. Choose Send To > Compressed (zipped)
     
  9. crsaj

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    Thanks, I'll try that.
     
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