RE: Why JPGs for screen captures? test results

Subject: RE: Why JPGs for screen captures? test results
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 16:43:55 -0500

Why muck?

Bring the EPS directly in Frame, click it once, hold down shift key to keep
proportion constant, and drag resize to hearts content. Since it is vector,
there is no distortion.

John Posada
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-----Original Message-----
From: Anameier, Christine A - Eagan, MN [mailto:CANAMEIE -at- email -dot- usps -dot- gov]
Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 4:37 PM
Subject: Re: Why JPGs for screen captures? test results

>>or me to pull the bitmap into PhotoShop, resize it,
>>and save it as an EPS than to constantly muck with my screen
>> This is a rgeat workflow and process for us here, and we've
>That last bit stopped me in my tracks. To me, a crystal clear PDF with
>resized screen shots is something akin to the Holy Grail... I've stopped
>looking. Been making do with a coffee mug.
>So you're saying that you resize in Photoshop, save as EPS, bring the
>image into Frame, and then export to PDF, and the images come out clear?
>(And do you mean "spotless, as clear as the original screen I captured"
>or "clear enough to make out the words easily"?)


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