PDFs/PDFing/Techwriting was: Re[x+1]: Fuzzy images - Vent

Subject: PDFs/PDFing/Techwriting was: Re[x+1]: Fuzzy images - Vent
From: "Brierley, Sean" <Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 2 Oct 2001 16:47:51 -0400

Another way to look at this is perhaps to network with writers in your area
who have a workflow with which they are happy. That is, pattern your
workflow and PDFing off a workflow that is successful already, why reinvent
the wheel?

This thread will certainly feature at an informal meeting a bunch of us are
having in Sturbridge, Massachusetts, tomorrow night--as an aside y'all are
welcome, ****contact me off-list**** as I will not respond about this
onlist. I will report back any insights I receive.


sean -at- quodata -dot- com

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Brierley, Sean [SMTP:Sean -at- Quodata -dot- Com]
> s far as I can tell, Christine and John are on the same page.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: CHRISTINE ANAMEIER [SMTP:CANAMEIE -at- email -dot- usps -dot- gov]
> > But since we're still
> > seeing regular "why's my PDF fuzzy?" posts to the list, I suspect the
> > defaults aren't working for everyone.
> >
> This really has nothing to do with the defaults. It has to do with Acrobat
> Reader only clearly mapping images with a resolution that is a multiple of
> 72ppi. Additionally, it has to do with the nature of screen captures, that
> screen captures are rasters, that screen captures are really not
> resizable,
> that screen captures are not dynamic like the dialog boxes of which they
> are
> pictures, and that Adobe Acrobat itself is a viewer, not a full-fledged
> word
> processing or desktop publishing package, and the limitations of screen
> resolutions setup.


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