As a temporary work around, you might script a print job with the PDF option specified (Mac) or using a PDF printing utility (Windows) and see if it makes much difference in the file size.
Plus ONE with this issue
In fact ALL printing is a nightmare in terms of bloated priter spooler files
My SE said to make sure the PDF settings are set to Acrobat 7 or higher. WAMO, that did it!FileMaker is aware of this issue, but it seems to be a problem with Acrobat settings of 5 or 6. Since these were older scripts, they were set to 5 or higher.HTH,Matt