Recompress Images

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Recompress Images


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The Recompress Images action recompresses document images. It contains the following customizable parameters:



Figure 1. Recompress Images Action Options


Click All Options to view/edit all options. The Recompress Images dialog box will open, as detailed below.

Select the Show setup dialog while running box to launch the Recompress Images dialog box and customize settings each time this action is used. Clear this box to disable the Recompress Images dialog box from opening each time the action is used, which is useful when the same settings are used consistently.

Figure 9. Recompress Images Dialog Box


Use the Page Range options to determine the page range of images to be recompressed. Page range settings are detailed here. Alternatively, select the Selected Graphic button to recompress only the graphic currently selected in the document.

Select a recompression option in the pane to determine the type of image recompression for the operation. Note that you can click Edit or Reset to edit/reset recompression settings.

Select the Replace all instances box to replace all instances of the graphic that is being recompressed in cases where the graphic appears multiple times in the same document.

Select the Replace when size of new image is smaller than size of original image box to replace recompressed images when they are smaller than the source image used to create them.

Use the Settings dropdown menu to determine the quality of the recompression. Note that increasing quality will increase the file size and vice versa.


Click OK to save changes.