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 file. iText will never compress an XMP metadata stream; all other content streams are compressed by default. You’ve already used the setCompressionLevel(). I want to compress a PDF file size from MB’s to KB’s (if the file size is 5 MB then it should be compressed in to KB’s like KB or KB).

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Thanks, Jak – I looked into the templating, but this file itextshaarp really a ton of scanned images put into a single PDF, so the template doesn’t really help me out that much. Email Required, but never shown. There’s a very high level example of it here. Going lossy would make them much smaller still, with in many cases neglible quality loss. Hi RamonCrgg, This forum is about visual studio IDE, as your issue ckmpression related to your visual basic code, it would be related to vb, I help you move this case to visual basic forum for dedicated support.

There’s actually no requirement that what we itestsharp of as “compression” actually occurs but in reality I think it would always happen. I am guessing you want to reduce the compressikn of Pdfs which mostly or only contain images e.

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JonyGreen I’m not a developer, i always use this free online pdf to image converter http: Add img ; doc. You need to be certain that there are unused things in your pdf.

Don’t tell someone to read compgession manual. What are you using as source images, are they TIFF or some other format? It still works but it is very close to the upper limit.

Read the question carefully. Community Websites Community Support. I’m with the other two comments about compressing the images before hand. Possibly a super simple document might get larger with this enabled, not sure and don’t feel like testing.

This website intents to provide free and high quality tutorials, examples, exercises and solutions, questions and answers of programming and scripting compressuon Have you tried the suggestion from Chris’ answer?

In the PDF, I scale the images to the page width, and when printed, the copies are mostly indistinguishable from the original — these are legal documents which also include many pages of images. Monday, September 14, 8: After executing the code the pdf file generated with size of KB. Request-for-help ifextsharp should be made with effort Rule 5: ChrisHaas True, but this can be dangerous. The Document class has a static iextsharp 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.

Sep itextshaep, Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. Sign up using Email and Password. ITextSharp allows you to navigate over PDF pages and edit objects inside it along with many other features. SetMargins 0, 0, 0, 0 ; iTextSharp.


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On Tue, Jul 8, at 9: One of the biggest files gets very close to the 10GB limit on file size. Thanks in advance for any advice! Have you considered compressing the images prior to adding them to the PDF? SetMargins 0, 0, 0, 0 ; iyextsharp. No malicious, intentionally harmful software Rule 3: PDF folders to zip files and they didn’t compress much either. I was working with iText earlier this year, and the images itextshrp out to be the major culprit.

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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 Files with hundreds of invoices went from 60MB to k. GetPageContent 1PdfStream.

Articles Quick Answers Messages Use my saved content filters. Thanks in advance for any advice!

Also, what in the world can you put in to a pdf to make it 10GB?! Using “full compression” which will itextshadp the cross-reference table to be compressed should have an effect on the file size for PDFs compressin many indirect objects. I will look into it more and see if I can tweak it down to a reasonable file size. Again, thank you everyone!!! Submit a new link. No hostility towards users for any reason Rule 6: Not for VB6 questions.