Windows XP/PDF files


Hi Richard,
         I have a file (rates account scan) which is 1.08mb. I need to reduce it to less than 600kb. How do I do that?

Q2. I need to send a pdf file to a site which requires that it is no bigger than 1200 x 1200 pixels? What does that mean and how do I do this.

I am using Windows XP Office.

Thank you.
Don Boddie,
New Zealand

Good luck. You're asking for some pretty outstanding compression there. You can try WinZip or WinRAR. They're sometimes able to get much better compression than the default Windows ZIP utility. However, if they need you to upload the file as a PDF, then that won't help you much. Pixel sizes are usually reserved for IMAGE files, not PDFs, but I believe you can set the size of the PDF when you create it. I'm not really a PDF expert. I usually only use it for sharing documents that are 8.5" x 11".

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