Photoshop CC 2018: Exporting Artboards to PDF are much larger in file size

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When exporting artboards to PDF, the files are coming out very large, ex. 13.5mb for 3 email banners? This didn't happen w/2017. Is there a way to adjust the PDF output?
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Thanks. I can reproduce. 

Here is a workaround:

1. Quit Photoshop

2. Back-up these two files which are located in the Photoshop application folder at the following location: 

  • Presets/Scripts/ArtBoards To PDF.jsx
  • Presets/Scripts/

3. Download the zip file from here and double-click it to unzip:

4. Place the two files in the same folder as above Presets/Scripts/  (You may be asked to provide your administrator password to replace the files)

5. Restart Photoshop