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Re: tagged PDF and files size


From: Moore,Michael (DARS)
Date: May 11, 2015 12:24PM

Where we have seen a significant increase in file size is when embedding fonts on forms. We have seen approximately a 10X increase in file size when fonts are embedded on forms and the forms continue to grow as they are completed. I know that there was some discussion over whether fonts need to be imbedded for the file to be fully accessible but our users have not experienced problems with forms that do not have the fonts imbedded. They have experienced problems emailing forms with the fonts embedded because of file size restrictions on the email system.

Mike Moore
Accessibility Coordinator,
Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services
(512) 424-4159 (Office)
(512) 574-0091 (Cell)

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From: WebAIM-Forum [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Steve Faulkner
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Subject: [WebAIM] tagged PDF and files size

Any info on expected file size increase when a PDF is tagged and any advice on how to reduce file size of tagged PDF's?


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