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Subject:Re: Printing Process (long question) From:David Wernick <david -at- WRITEPOINT -dot- COM> Date:Tue, 11 Mar 1997 23:03:22 +0200
Andrea Kenner (agkenner -at- erols -dot- com) asked:
> When we print the original copy of our manuals on our HP 4 printer
> (600 dpi), the screen shots look fine. The problem arises when we try
> to reproduce our manuals on a high-speed photocopier. The screen shots
> in the resulting copies are barely readable. (We are currently using
> Paint Shop Pro to create the screen shots.)
Usually the problem is that the images are too dark for photocopying. Try
lightening them in an image-processing program. For screen captures, often a
gamma correction gives the best results.
> We worked with a printing vendor who advised us to convert our documents
> to PageMaker and then to a PostScript file that could be imported into
> their printing system.
You don't need PageMaker. Install a PostScript printer driver and print the
Word document to a file.
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