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by genece / September 16, 2008 7:51 AM PDT

I recently purchased a new Scanner....and if I scan text it makes a PDF, which is OK, as it does a beautiful job on the text,much better than my old scanner and it makes it a snap for someone to read the entire file.......But I scanned a small flier (8 pages) to send to my kids.....so they can follow along with my treatment.
The problem is the file size is rather large.......It seems its too large for my one daughters Email.......now I would like to keep the PDF format but perhaps compress it a bit, and I can not find that option.....
Is that possible, without opening in PS and then reducing the size and losing the PDF format?
Can Anyone point me in the correct direction?
XP sp3.
Thanks for your time
Gene

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Re: file to large
by Kees Bakker / September 16, 2008 7:53 AM PDT
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The easiest solution: split it in several files (on for each scanned page). When printed, you can't see the difference.

Kees

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thats one way
by genece / September 16, 2008 9:14 AM PDT
In reply to: Re: file to large

Yes thats the way I use to do it, but I find it very nice to have it in one PDF file that can be scrolled to read on the computer.....I agree the print would not be different, but its inconvenient on the computer....

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Then try a service like yousendit.
by Kees Bakker / September 16, 2008 5:58 PM PDT
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You upload the file to them. You get a link. You mail the link only. The receiver can use the link to download the file.

There are more services like this, by the way.


The alternative: use a freeware filesplitter program. Such a program splits a large file into smaller files. You send each of them in a separate mail. And the receiver combines them again.
Software like this dates back to time of floppies. To transport a 2 Mb file, you had to split it and put each half on its own floppy, because a floppy only had 1.44 Mb.

Hope this helps.


Kees

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Or ...
by Kees Bakker / September 17, 2008 5:33 AM PDT
In reply to: thats one way
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