Optimizing files to a specific file size


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Optimizing files to a specific file size

So I have a file open on my screen right now. It's some kind of a banner, maybe for an advertisement that will appear on a web page, and you know sometimes when you submit ads to web sites, they require that the file size be within a certain range, meaning they only want files that are no larger than 15K, for example, or 10K. I think on yahoo.com ad banners can be no larger than 11K. So these are all specifications or limits that you need to work within. Now of course we know that we can use the Save for Web dialog box to export files in a specific file format and also to export files and mess with the settings so that we can get to a smaller file size.

But we also know that we are really trying to get ultimately is a file that looks great, but also is small in file size. Well the Save for Web dialog box actually has some logic inside of it. In fact, it's kind of a hidden feature that allows you to dial in the file size that you need, and Save for Web will do its best to try to fin...

Optimizing files to a specific file size
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Optimizing files to a specific file size provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Mordy Golding as part of the Illustrator CS5 for Web and Interactive Design

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