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Subject:Re: Frame vs. Publisher vs. ? From:"Cepek, Marta" <marta -at- M3ISYSTEMS -dot- QC -dot- CA> Date:Tue, 23 May 1995 22:24:38 -0400
>Marta and Grant: Having used this method many times with FrameMaker,
>I would add one other note about cropping the image in PB, copying, and
>saving the clipped copy to the same filename. If the final BMP file you
>save has considerable white space around the image, this increases file
>size and slows down FrameMaker (or whatever you paste the final image
>into). I have found it better to save the clipped copy to a smaller
>paintbrush workspace. You can adjust the workspace by selecting Options,
>then Image Attributes... and making the space just a bit larger than
>the actual image. This takes some fiddling to get it right and is very
>convenient for captures that wind up all the same size (and not too
>convenient for capturing a bunch of different sizes), but the payoff
>can be significant.
Using the "Edit->Copy to" method I described *does* remove all the
whitespace around the image, hence reducing the file size to the exact
dimentions of the image you want to use. No need to fiddle with estimating
the dimentions in "Options->Attributes"