How do I reduce the KB size of a doc in Adobe

hhb, Mar 13, 11:19pm
Please - trying to attach a scanned document to an online competition where requirement size is under 500kb size pic and I cant figure out how to do this.argggghh.thks :-)

vtecintegra, Mar 13, 11:23pm
Are they expecting a photograph! If so you'll want to scan to a .jpeg file rather than pdf


hhb, Mar 13, 11:28pm
.no, its a power bill! argghhh Radio Live are "paying your bills" have been trying to attach this %^#%power bill once i've scanned it on my Cannon printer/scanner, to their web page and it wont accept anythinng over 500kb, it's just one bill, one page, usual looking power bill and I cant figure it out, this competition ends Friday! argghhhhh soooooo annoying.hate to admit it, but trying to figure it out since Friday.on and off obv. me duh. :-(

lostdude, Mar 13, 11:42pm
Does your printer scan directly to pdf! Or some other format first!

hhb, Mar 13, 11:49pm
pdf

r.g.nixon, Mar 14, 12:02am
jpeg is better, you have more options to resize/resample it afterwards.

hhb, Mar 14, 12:04am
ok will look at that.now.ta

r.g.nixon, Mar 14, 12:06am
And scan at 150dpi to keep the size down too.

hhb, Mar 14, 12:24am
Thank G.d - FINALLY got it sorted - cheers for your help did it as jpeg, recduced dpi on printer and all good Thxxx :-)

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