Reducing file size


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Reducing file size

Before you send out your form for people to fill out, it would be nice if it's as small as possible. Now this is not a very big form, but let's see how big it is. When I go to File>Properties and I choose the Description tab, at the lower left you can see it's about 232K. That's a pretty small file, but it could be smaller. So, what's going to make it smaller? Well, you're going to find that as you work on a PDF, as you add form fields and you edit them, you rename them, you duplicate them, move them, all those little activities add to the file size.

If you want to you can sort of think of it as a database feature going on in Acrobat as it keeps track of what's happened. So, let's see what happens when we sort of temp things down and economize the file and this is all you have to do. File>Save As, and I'm just going to put this on my Desktop, call it smallerfile, and that's the file I have opened now. Let's see if it's any smaller. Back again...

Reducing file size
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Reducing file size provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Claudia McCue as part of the Acrobat X: Creating Forms

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Business
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Acrobat
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