[NTG-context] \externalfigure and file size

Pontus Lurcock pont at talvi.net
Fri Jan 20 01:07:13 CET 2012


On Thu 19 Jan 2012, Kip Warner wrote:

> Hey Peter. The original SVG is about 7KB. With rasterize off and
> exported to PDF, its under 2KB. With rasterize on, its still only 78KB.
> Whatever ConTeXt is doing with it, that 7KB SVG gets bloated to nearly a
> meg at 976KB. This happens as Logo.svg is transformed into intermediate
> m_k_i_v_Logo.pdf. Something's up.

What happens if you convert it directly using inkscape --export-pdf?

Pont


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