Re: problem with excessively large FrameMaker filles....any solutions???

Subject: Re: problem with excessively large FrameMaker filles....any solutions???
From: "Jane Bergen" <jane -dot- bergen -at- usa -dot- net>
To: "Michael Little" <mlittle -at- inlogik -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2000 10:54:28 -0500

Michael,

Is there some compelling reason that you're using .png files? I'd
recommend that you use .gif for FrameMaker, and be sure to use 16 colors
or 256 colors. That will definitely shrink your files to a manageable
size.

Jane


----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael Little" <mlittle -at- inlogik -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 20, 2000 5:07 PM
Subject: problem with excessively large FrameMaker filles....any
solutions???


>
> "I have a Framemaker6 document that is 21 pages long, and has
screen-shots
> in *.png format (x 35). I use Corel Draw 9 to capture the screen shots.
>
> When I download them using the "Copy into document" option, it sized to
33M.
> With the "Import by reference" option it sized to 11M. However, the 33M
> document is much faster to work on than the 11M version. Also, when I
> attempt to generate a TOC plus Index for the book where the document in
> question resides (33M), the process ends prematurely with a message
saying
> something to the effect that the document in question is just too large.
> Doing the same for the 11M version, there are no problems.
>
> Could someone please advise me on my dilemma asap? My PC is running on a
> Pentium III, approx. 160M of RAM, a 10G hard disk, with Windows 98."
>
> [Michael
>
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