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Subject:Re: Word & Paintbrush From:The Tech Writer <techwrtr -at- CRL -dot- COM> Date:Sun, 21 May 1995 21:36:31 -0700
On Sun, 21 May 1995, W. Michaels wrote:
> I use Paintbrush to prepare all my screen captures for Word. (I use a
> shareware product called SCap to actually capture the images.) I print in B&W
> so I replace all the colored areas with black & white in Paintbrush.
> Marta wrote about using Word and Paintbrush:
> > Save your bitmaps in 16 colors (most VGA cards now default to
> > 256 colors, yours may actually be set to 32 million or something.
> > This dramatically affects the .BMP file size.
> Try saving it in monochrome if you print in B&W. That cuts the .bmp file to
Or, in Control Panel, you can change your color scheme to monochrome,
thereby saving the time you spend redoing the color captures.