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There are other advantages to using Visio for the icons. Off the top of my
- If, at some point in the future, you switch to Visio, your new stuff will
have the same look and feel.
- You can label the icons first and therefore, create multiple versions; NY
Server London Server, etc.
- They can be colored, resized, and otherwise manipulated so that when you
do export them, you are working with icons that are closer to what you need
in the first place.
- You can use Visio for the layout, then replicate the layout in whatever
other application you are using.
Senior Technical Writer
jposada -at- book -dot- com
From: Jan Henning [mailto:henning -at- r-l -dot- de]
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 10:28 AM
Subject: Re: Network graphics?
> Look for a category that best suits your needs, select only the icons
> apply to what you are doing, position them on a page in a matrix,
> print the
> page to PDF, convert the page to EPS, open in Illustrator and crop the
> to individual elements.
> I think this satisfies all your requirements....no?
Yes, it should indeed. Could have thought of that myself, you'd
Thanks to everybody for the suggestions
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