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l7590 tosser
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scan to pdf file size is huge - how to fix????

L7590 scanning to Apple iBook G4

scan to pdf, scan to mail, etc.  Everything I try results in a pdf of over 25 mb.  I scan an 8 page contract - 31 mb.  Friend scans and emails to me - it's 442k, MUCH clearer... and also a pdf.

 

HP won't help.  No manual. 

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andmalc
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Re: scan to pdf file size is huge - how to fix????

When you see the HP Scan Pro window, click on the drop down to the left of the Accept button and change it to 

'PDF File'.  Click Accept.  In the Save As window, type in a name for the scan and make sure the file type is Text.  Click Save.

 

This should make a smaller file.  To make the smallest possible size, try unchecking the options to include graphics.

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HRH
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Re: scan to pdf file size is huge - how to fix????

I have the same problem with my Officejet 7210 and MacBook Pro. At resolution of 100, PDF files are about 1MB per page, and the quaity is not great. With my PC, I can scan the same document at a higher resolution and the file size is about 100KB.
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