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    Forgive me if this is a newbish question, but I'm getting tired of having to remake our church's newsletter in HTML since Publisher always makes the text into graphics. So I got SourceForge's PDF maker and converted it. It looks good, but the file size for a 4 page, 8 1/2 by 11 document is 1.6 mb. Is there a way to reduce the file size? I don't have much color, but could give up what I do have, and I would be fine with lower resolution too, but I didn't see a way to do that.

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    How big are the HTML files?
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    Usually less than 30k for all four pages.

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    well this may sound bit extreme but if all else fails you could simply compress them in winzip
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    I didn't think about that. But I figure that would make it too big a barrier for people to read it.
    Does anybody know if Flashpaper makes smaller files?

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    No anyone who has windows has a basic copy of winzip that will allow them to open anything you send them
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    Windows XP, just to clarify what web_designers said, has a built in de-compression tool for .zip files.
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    Well I feel like I'm already lowering the user friendliness of the newsletter by making it a PDF because they take time to open. If I could get the filesize down to around half a meg it would be fine, but if not I'll probably just go back to coding it in HTML unless there is some other solution.


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