Re: FrameMaker Graphics

Subject: Re: FrameMaker Graphics
From: "Pro TechWriter" <pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: "Ami WRIGHT" <ami -at- ziplink -dot- net>
Date: Fri, 20 Jul 2007 12:45:51 -0400

One caveat: I can't tell you how many times I've had to recreate Framemaker
graphics as a contractor where they were (1) linked and (2) there were no

Usually, what happened was the original writer left, and the files were
moved from one directory to another to another, which broke the links to the
graphics, and then the orignal graphics got lost.

Linking to the graphics is a good idea, but deleting the original art work
is not. If you are short on space, copy them to a DVD or CD and save them,
just in case.

Just my $.02 based on (mumble-mumble) years of experience.


On 7/18/07, Ami WRIGHT <ami -at- ziplink -dot- net> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> <snip> We'd like to minimize the size of our FrameMaker files, and
> especially of the PDF files, since the PDF files actually get
> distributed.
> .... but this is what I've come up with:
> * Graphics should be linked, not embedded
> * Format should be GIF
> * We don't need to save the Paint Shop Pro files after the GIF is created
> * DPI should be 72
> * Thanks,
> -Ami
> --
> PT
> pro -dot- techwriter -at- gmail -dot- com

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