BMP to PDF converter shrinks size of doc?

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Old 06-05-18, 09:03 AM
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BMP to PDF converter shrinks size of doc?

I have a BMP file drawing in paint that i want to change to a PDF. I have used several online converters and they shrink the drawing from 36x24 to 18x12. Is there a way to keep it the correct size?

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Old 06-05-18, 09:30 AM
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If you're running Windows 10, you could try "printing" the BMP to a PDF file and see what happens. If the physical size is changing, apparently the online coverters are changing the ppi (pixels per inch) of the original drawing.
 
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Well the file was originally a PDF that was converted to a BMP. When that happened it increased in size and i reduced the size back to original size in paint. i did my editing and then converted it back to PDF and now it's smaller than the original. Guess i shouldn't have reduced the size in the first place. But then that makes it hard edit things in the image to the correct size i want. It's a quandry.

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Old 06-05-18, 11:24 AM
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Not really my area but have you tried converting to png then PDF.

https://www.reddit.com/r/discordapp/...actual_images/
 
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Ok it seems that i am using different versions of pdf converters and they resize at a differnet rate. My original pdf is version 1.6(acrobat 7.x) and the online converter uses version 1.3(acrobat 4.x). when i convert to bmp then back to pdf i end up with a different size doc. Is there a way to work around this problem?

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Print to pdf does give the option for a custom size, 36x24.

Converting from png to pdf always comes up as a corrupt file.


Could i resize the pdf after converting it from a bmp?


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