RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files

Subject: RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files
From: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
To: "jimmy -at- breck-mckye -dot- com" <jimmy -at- breck-mckye -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 16 Mar 2012 09:54:18 -0400

Not only FROM, but TO, as well.

I believe MadCap Flare 8 is supposed to support SVG.
So, I tried to insert an SVG version of our company logo
in place of the MadCap logo in the default template.

The Skin Editor INSISTS on accepting only bitmaps there.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: jimmy -at- breck-mckye -dot- com
> Sent: March-16-12 5:44 AM
> To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
> Subject: RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files
>
> Another point to raise: for images with a small number of colours and
> large blocks of constant colour - like screenshots - PNGs will often
> end
> up smaller than JPEGs anyway (unless you use *particularly* appalling
> JPEG compression quality). Ideally, of course, we should be working in
> vector images or some other infinitely zoomable format, but it's
> difficult to get scalable output from many applications.
>

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References:
Lossy, smaller JPG files: From: Dan Goldstein
RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files: From: Margaret Cekis
RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files: From: Combs, Richard
RE: Lossy, smaller JPG files: From: jimmy

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