File Size exponential increase after creating a form

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Mar 27, 2021 Mar 27, 2021

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Hi all. I am pretty desparate for some help please !

I have a form, 77 pages that taken me 4 days to produce and a reasonable 4.5 meg. But i want to use Adobe sign and to make the fields uneditable i print to PDF to create a flat file that I can then just add the signature to. But, and its a massive but, when i do that it turns a 4 meg PDF into a 40 meg PDF file!!!!!
Is there an answer?
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Steve

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Mar 27, 2021 Mar 27, 2021

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Make sure PRINT AS IMAGE is OFF in the Print ADVANCED settings.

But you should know that "refrying" PDF, as print PDF-to-PDF is known is generally considered to be ALWAYS a terrible idea. Just don't do it. There's nothing stopping you signing a fillable form.

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Why are you using Adobe Sign? Just add a digital signature field and set it to lock the fields when signed.

Regarding the file size, try using the Save As command and save the file under a new name. That optimizes it and can decrease the file size substantially.

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