Re: Looking for Graphics Editing package (#117051)

Subject: Re: Looking for Graphics Editing package (#117051)
From: rbickham -at- MICRON -dot- COM
Date: Tue, 4 Mar 1997 15:15:38 MST

Try using PaintShop Pro. The new version, 4.0, does not work on NT 3.51, but
may work on NT 4.0 (I haven't tried it yet). I think you can still download the
old version of PaintShop Pro, version 3 something, from the internet. It is a
pretty cheap program but works quite well. Here is the URL

Randy Bickham
rbickham -at- micron -dot- com
4-MAR-1997 15:06:27.07
>From: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subj: Looking for Graphics Editing package
>When we had Windows 3.1 we used Paintbrush to convert our screen captures
>to monochrome bitmaps for printing in our manuals, since they take up much
>less storage space than colored bitmaps. When we wanted to show a "grayed
>out" icon or other area, we used a checkerboard pattern that came with
>Paintbrush and it worked beautifully.
>Now that we have Windows NT we have a problem. In the Paintbrush that came
>with it we don't see a checkerboard pattern so we don't know how to show
>"grayed out" areas. When we convert to monochrome, things are either black
>or white, but we can't get gray. We even tried using the old Paintbrush but
>that didn't work either.
>Does anyone know of another graphics software package that would work for
>us, or does anyone know how to accomplish the "graying" with the Paintbrush
>that comes with Windows NT?


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