Bug report #4336
Buffered text results in large PDF file sizes
|Affected QGIS version:||Regression?:||No|
|Operating System:||Easy fix?:||No|
|Pull Request or Patch supplied:||No||Resolution:||duplicate|
|Crashes QGIS or corrupts data:||Copied to github as #:||14273|
A map exported from the composer as PDF will be several times larger if the labels in the project have buffers.
For example, a simple map that exports with unbuffered text to a 1.7 MB PDF will become a 17 MB PDF when the labels are buffered.
This is on 1.7.0 on OS X Leopard.