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How to Create a Linearized PDF

PDF (Portable Document Format) is one of the most widely used formats for storing and transferring both text and image data. Some of its main advantages include being compatible with any operating system, containing formatting that does not change from one viewer to another and offering great quality at accessible size.

PDF is widely used for uploading online content, and for this purpose in particular it can be optimized via linearization. This basically allows you to download pages as you read them. Or in other words, spend significantly less time between the moment you click on a link to a PDF file and the moment you actually get to read it.

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Remove Duplicated Lines When Converting to PLT

The PLT (Plotter) format is the best option when you plan to print maps, detailed building plans, banners, large posters or other types of line and curve drawings in full-color. Initially launched by Hewlett Packard for its own plotter printers, the PLT extension has now become an actual standard for almost all brands of cutting plotters.

PLT files can be created using AutoCAD and a few other types of computer-aided design software, or through conversion. They contain vector images which maintain their quality when scaled to different sizes and use the HPGL language. The main advantage of PLTs over PDFs, for example, is that they are designed particularly for plotter printers, which means you can send the large-scale graphics file directly to print.

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