RE: Other uses for Paint Shop Pro

Subject: RE: Other uses for Paint Shop Pro
From: "Dori Green" <dgreen -at- associatedbrands -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2006 13:29:05 -0500

Russell Brasel asked for "other" uses of PSPro. Here goes:

I write a LOT of manufacturing work instructions for "warm body" temporary
workers who are operating fast-moving packaging machines. It ain't rocket
science, but it can be dangerous if important steps in the process are

Could not do my job without digital camera and a good, fast editor to
sharpen, take out extraneous detail, reduce, enlarge, etc.

It's even relatively easy to transform a photo into a line drawing. There
are times, especially in work instructions, where a photo just does not do
as good a job of conveying information.

I once used PSPro on a special gig just to reduce illustration file sizes so
that the client could carry his white paper and presentation on a laptop and
hand it out on CD at the conference. I accepted the job on Wednesday
knowing full well that the drop-dead deadline was the following Tuesday. On
Friday he finally admitted that he had not started the white paper yet and
expected me also to gather all of the necessary information by interviewing
him, and take care of that detail as well. Also by Tuesday. It was my best
work EVER and it was such cutting-edge technology that the non-disclosure
agreement I had to sign doesn't even allow me to share the name of the

I love my PSPro. It was the first piece of software I asked for when I took
this gig.



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