Re: Flare questions

Subject: Re: Flare questions
From: Tim Murray <tlmurray -at- techknowledgecorp -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com >> TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 12 Aug 2010 15:45:11 -0400

On Aug 12, 2010, at 3:34 PM, Jefe de redacción wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 3:15 PM, Tim Murray
> <tlmurray -at- techknowledgecorp -dot- com> wrote:
>>> Do have a pre-historic copy of SnagIt that gets a lot of use for
>>> screen-caps output as PNG and JPG. No other uses currently, but I
>>> really should come out of the Dark Ages.
>> You should avoid JPEGs for screen shots. The algorithm is designed for photographs. It doesn't know what to do with high contrast such as a straight vertical black line against white, so it may introduce artifacts -- little splotches of color -- along the edge. I can spot a JPEG screen shot a mile away.
> I have some reviewers who prefer them, and who insist on sending anything that they do or review as JPG.

I wonder how they *got* that job? I mean, how can the reviewer ask "please, I want only fuzzy caps"?

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