[NTG-pdftex] Re: Optimizing the generated pdf

Martin Schröder martin at oneiros.de
Thu Nov 17 12:46:06 CET 2005

On 2005-11-17 11:59:25 +0100, Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> I wasn't worried about the actual objects/pdf file size, but about
> the space they take up in the indirect objects table, thereby
> indirectly limiting the total page length of a PDF document. Are

One needs a suitable large obj_tab_size; I set that to the max
(2^23) for ArtCom (and yes, we had included pages with >2^16
objects). :-)

> there no objects that can simply be flushed to the file and then
> forgotten about? Huge page runs are not that unusual in database

Probably. But look at how the /GoTo objects are written and used:
Written at the start and used at the end. :-(


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