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Generated PDF documents are too large

SA-14131

Summary



When generating PDFs, the files generated are much larger than expected.  No compression is applied to the PDF files.


Error Messages



Not Applicable.


Steps to Reproduce



Generate a PDF using the Pega supplied activities.


Root Cause



The iText libraries are shipped with Pega and may be used to accomplish PDF compression goals. The PDFStream class in the iText library shipped with Pega (version 2.1.7) has methods to compress PDF files. 

Resolution


 

Use the iText library available with Pega (version 2.1.7) to accomplish your goal in the short-term.
​An enhance request has been introduced to the Pega product team to achieve the same.

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Published September 23, 2015 - Updated October 8, 2020

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