Conversion Preferences

The Conversion Preferences section contains all of the settings for PDF Studio when converting text documents & image files to a PDF.

To open the Conversion Preferences dialog:

    1. Go to Edit > Preferences (Windows & Linux) or PDF Studio 12 > Preferences (Mac)
    2. Select Conversion from the panel on the left of the preferences dialog to view or modify these preferences.

Settings

Text to PDF

Font - Font settings when .txt files are converted.

Page Size & Margins - Page size & margin settings when .txt files are converted.

Use Background - Sets an image that will be used as a background when converting a .txt file to PDF

Image to PDF

These settings apply to  Converting Images to PDF or Importing Images as Pages.

Color Images - Settings used when color images are converted

Compression - Convert any image to either a JPEG, JPEG2000, FLATE, or JBIG2.

Note: Anytime a change is made to “Color Space” or “DPI” the image will have to be re-compressed. When the “No Change” option is selected, PDF Studio will attempt to keep the current image compression format. If it is not supported, PDF Studio will re-compress to the closest matching supported compression.

JPEG Quality - Allows the image quality to be adjusted between 10-100%.

Color Space - Choose to either retain or convert the image colors to Grayscale or B&W.

Note: When the “No Change” option is selected, PDF Studio will attempt to keep the current image color space. If it is not supported, PDF Studio will change to the closest matching supported color space. JPEG images with CMYK color space will be converted to RGB due to a regression bug in Java 1.7.

Grayscale Images - Settings used when grayscale images are converted

Compression - Convert any image to either a JPEG, JPEG2000, FLATE, or JBIG2.

Note: Anytime a change is made to “Color Space” or “DPI” the image will have to be re-compressed. When the “No Change” option is selected, PDF Studio will attempt to keep the current image compression format. If it is not supported, PDF Studio will re-compress to the closest matching supported compression.

JPEG Quality - Allows the image quality to be adjusted between 10-100%.

Color Space - Choose to either retain or convert the image colors B&W.

Note: When the “No Change” option is selected, PDF Studio will attempt to keep the current image color space. If it is not supported, PDF Studio will change to the closest matching supported color space. JPEG images with CMYK color space will be converted to RGB due to a regression bug in Java 1.7.

Black and White Images - Settings used when black and white images are converted

Compression - Convert any image to either a FLATE or JBIG2.

Note: Anytime a change is made to “Color Space” or “DPI” the image will have to be re-compressed. When the “No Change” option is selected, PDF Studio will attempt to keep the current image compression format. If it is not supported, PDF Studio will re-compress to the closest matching supported compression.