TechWhirl (TECHWR-L) is a resource for technical writing and technical communications professionals of all experience levels and in all industries to share their experiences and acquire information.
For two decades, technical communicators have turned to TechWhirl to ask and answer questions about the always-changing world of technical communications, such as tools, skills, career paths, methodologies, and emerging industries. The TechWhirl Archives and magazine, created for, by and about technical writers, offer a wealth of knowledge to everyone with an interest in any aspect of technical communications.
> Bear in mind that my deliverables are in PDF, which I set to open at 100%.
> Unfortunately, Acrobat doesn't have the nice screen rendering for graphics
> that Word does--even Adobe's screen caps suffer from the same foibles.
I once engaged in a slightly heated debate
with an Abobe apologist at one of their
online forums. My basic question was
"If my screen shots look great in Word, why
do they look bad after I distil to PDF?"
His answer was "Because Microsoft does
It's hard to argue with a closed mind. Since
then, I think the Distiller's default handling
of Word screen shots has improved somewhat,
but you can see from the Acrobat online help
that Adobe seems perfectly content with
blurry, fuzzy screen captures in PDF.
NEED TO PUBLISH FRAMEMAKER CONTENT ONLINE? "Mustang" is a NEW single
sourcing tool for FrameMaker that lets you easily publish your content
online. No macro language required! http://www.ehelp.com/techwr-l3
Mercer University's online MS Program in Technical Communication Management:
Preparing leaders of tomorrow's technical communication organizations today.
See www.mercer.edu/mstco or write George Hayhoe at hayhoe_g -at- mercer -dot- edu -dot-
You are currently subscribed to techwr-l as:
archive -at- raycomm -dot- com
To unsubscribe send a blank email to leave-techwr-l-obscured -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
Send administrative questions to ejray -at- raycomm -dot- com -dot- Visit http://www.raycomm.com/techwhirl/ for more resources and info.