Re: Animated GIFs in documentation

Subject: Re: Animated GIFs in documentation
From: Christine Frank <christinebfrank -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Tue, 24 May 2016 21:35:49 -0500

Oh, so good to know, thank you! I have Camtasia on order at the office but
thought there might be a shortcut, and I wanted to be able to resent an
alternative. When everyone was calling them GIFs, I thought there might be
something really simple that I was missing. And also since Ccmatasia has
its own extension, .cmt or something.

It's a government workplace, so things are moving very slowly. It's been
ordered for about 6 weeks now.

Thanks again,
Christine

On Tue, May 24, 2016 at 9:31 PM, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:

> I cheat. I use Camtasia to record video and export as GIF. I've also used
> GIMP, Adobe Flash, and Adobe Fireworks.
>
> -T
>
> On Tuesday, 24 May 2016, Christine Frank <christinebfrank -at- gmail -dot- com>
> wrote:
>
>> How exactly are all of you making these? Just in Acrobat?
>>
>> On Tuesday, May 24, 2016, Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca> wrote:
>>
>>> If an animation is longer than 10 seconds I would prefer a video. But the
>>> benefit of GIF is that a browser can play them without a plugin. GIF is
>>> "old faithful" in that regard.
>>>
>>> -Tony
>>>
>>
>>


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