Re: PDF xxx in screens

Subject: Re: PDF xxx in screens
From: Dave Chisma & Gail Hodgson <chisma -at- C031 -dot- AONE -dot- NET -dot- AU>
Date: Fri, 31 Oct 1997 18:56:22 +1100

Sonja Draeger wrote:
>
> Hi All,
>
> I've briefly checked the archives (search isn't working) and can't find =
> a fix for this problem, so here goes:
>
> I have screen captures in .wmf that I import to Word97. I make them =
> grayscale, then convert the file to .pdf. When they get to .pdf, =
> although they print great, they look disgusting on the screen. I have =
> rows and rows of little xxxxxxs wherever the screen is gray. The font is =
> all blotchy and bumpy, like some part of the letters are bold and some =
> are not. I have to view the .pdf file at about 200% before you can =
> actually read the text.
>
> I've tried .bmps. I've tried .tiffs. I've tried using Paint Shop Pro to =
> decrease the color depth the 16 colors. I've tried different Job Option =
> compression settings in Adobe Distiller. Deep sigh ... any idea why the =
> look so bad on screen?
>
> Sonja
> sdraeger -at- norman -dot- com -dot- au

Hi Sonja,

It sounds like you have a virus!!!. Better try Vet. ;-)

Cheers, Dave Chisma

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