# [NTG-pdftex] Is there a limit to the size of PDF files?

Hartmut Henkel hartmut_henkel at gmx.de
Wed Oct 17 21:19:06 CEST 2007

On Wed, 17 Oct 2007, Reinhard Kotucha wrote:

> David Kastrup writes:
>
> > Actually, I just discovered \pdfobjcompresslevel.  Maybe we will get
> > this circumnavigated.
>
> Don't expect too much if there are many graphics.  They are compressed
> already and take most of the space.

... and any kind of stream objects are not touched at all by object
compression. The \pdfobjcompresslevel affects only objects that are pure
dictionaries.

Regards, Hartmut