iText will never compress an XMP metadata stream; all other content streams are compressed by default. You’ve already used the setCompressionLevel(). hey everyone, I have pdfs, and it is too big, I would like to optimize(compress) them using iTextSharp. anybody have any idea or samples?. I have some very large PDF files that are being created using C# and ItextSharp. One of the biggest files gets very close to the 10GB limit on.

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The Document class has a static member variable, compress, that can be set to false if you want to avoid having iText compress the content streams of pages and form XOb-jects. Insults are not welcome. This books bundles interesting questions that have been posted by other developers like you.

There’s a very high level example of it here. How to do this? What information in those PDFs is superfluous in your context and can be thrown away? Use this for debugging purposes only! The next example uses different techniques to change the compression settings of a newly created PDF document.


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C# and itextsharp PDF compression

C and itextsharp PDF compression. Either by using lossy compression or by down scaling the images. PDF compression won’t help you in this case, but if you pass such a “bad” PDF through iTextSharp’s PdfSmartCopythen PdfSmartCopy will detect the redundant objects and reorganize the file so that objects that are repeated over and over again in the file for instance: So, since I can’t by everyone a beer, wish I could, but hey nothing in life is perfect, but instead here is the solution How can I achieve this using iTextSharp in C.

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If a question is poorly itextshrp then either ask for clarification, ignore it, or edit the question and fix the problem. I will look into it more and see if I can tweak it down to a reasonable file size.

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To get an idea whats possible try the following two options in adobe acrobat: I’ll remember that for a possible follow up project! This can be handy when you need to debug a PDF document.

Comoress Tutorials C Fundamentals: Nov 12, Just a test so far. What I have tried: Since all invoices had the same background, I solved my problem by using the “template” feature of iTextSharp, where you can set up a “template” once in the file and then include it on each page.

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Do you really need lossless compression for the images? Sign up using Facebook. One cimpress in listing Still some code which shows some of the stuff: In reply to this post by Carlos Arturo Bernal Carvajal.

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