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Exporting to PDF from ArcGIS Pro is producing large file sizes

Question asked by acmoodys on Jul 8, 2016
Latest reply on May 21, 2019 by kmsmikrud

Hi all,


I've reproduced some of my old map documents in ArcGIS Pro, believing there would be some efficiencies in this.  When I export these layouts to PDF, the resulting files are about 5x larger than the same maps exported out of ArcMap (~5MB vs < 1MB).  The export options are set-up the same in both Pro and ArcMap and I've also experimented with Resolution (dpi) & Image Quality, to no avail. Even at a 96 dpi and "Fastest" imagey quality, I'm getting 5MB PDF's.


Any thoughts? I've looked all around and cannot find any articles addresses this issue.