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Subject:Re: Screen Captures in HTML From:Bob Morse <morse -at- GLOBALDIALOG -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 4 Jul 1996 00:34:05 -0700
Shannon Kelly wrote:
> I am using Paint Shop Pro on a Windows PC to capture bit-mapped screen
> images for use in HTML files. However, when I resize the images and save them
> as GIF files, the quality deterioates, i.e., they becomes unreadable.
I've had some (but not much) success with this method:
Copy the original capture to the clipboard, paste it into a vector graphics
program (Corel, Designer, etc.), scale it down there by the selected-object
handles, and then export it (at screen resolution) to a bit-mapped format.
Then open the image in PSP, clean it up wherever necessary, and save it as
Don't know whether this next idea will work (haven't tried it myself, but
seems worth a try in theory), but you might also try (within PSP) expanding
the resized image's color depth to 16 million colors, and then applying some
combination of the Sharpen and/or Enhance Detail filters. Then strip the
colors back down to 256 or 16, and save as a GIF.
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