Re: clear screenshots in Frame

Subject: Re: clear screenshots in Frame
From: quills -at- airmail -dot- net
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2001 16:53:47 -0500


Can someone recommend resources for me about how to get clear screenshots on screen and in print in FrameMaker?

I have been using Word, and my screenshots usually look quite clear on the screen and in print, so I've never thought much about them. Now, in Frame, they look pixilated and blurred when I import them. I don't know how to set up Snagit to capture them optimally, and I don't know the dpi to choose to import them.

I realize this is a complex subject. Of course, I can't be taught any of this in an e-mail, but I am hoping some of you could point me to books or other resources that I can study in order to get the knowledge I need.

What resolution are you using when you import them into Frame?
Are you viewing Frame in 100% or at another magnification?

Snagit can be set to capture at the dpi you desire. I import my screen captures into Frame at 150 (one of the default selections) . I capture the screen shots at 96.

In Snagit from the menu select Filters > Image Resolution. You can set the captuer resolution here.

In Filters> Image Scaling, I set scaling to none, but select Smooth Scaling. It works for me.


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