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Sorry, maybe I didn't explain myself well, I'm not trying and he is not
suggesting that I capture to a vector format. I meant to say that I
have Vector art that I had converted to GIF for the docs AND I have
screen captures that I have saved as GIF.
From: David Neeley [mailto:dbneeley -at- oddpost -dot- com]
Sent: Thursday, March 04, 2004 2:46 PM
To: Wade Courtney; TECHWR-L
Subject: Re: Which image format
I've been trying to think of some way to say politely what really needs
to be said to improve your boss' understanding of graphics formats.
Screens are a bitmap, and thus screen captures are bitmap or "raster"
graphics files. Screens are not generated via vector graphics, and thus
cannot be captured as vectors.
Raster-to-vector conversion would be severely limited in creating any
sort of realistic-looking image.
PNG is a bitmap format, but be sure that your printer is prepared to
handle them adequately.