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Subject:Printing PDF graphics From:Miark <miark -at- MIJENIX -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 6 Nov 1997 17:16:39 -0600
I'm about to smash up my keyboard with my forehead. %^P
I've been trying to use the PDFWriter driver to print to PDF. I wasn't using
the Distiller or it's assistant because I didn't know what the difference
is. In the online doc a link read, If you want to know the difference, click
here. I clicked but it didn't take me there. I figured that there must not
be such a page after all, but just two minutes ago I discovered that it does
exist--you just have to get there by an alternate route. Having now read it,
I know that I should be using the Distiller.
Fine and dandy, except I've already spent a while playing with it. Same
results. When I turned off compression altogether, it printed well. No dice
otherwise, even after trying this morning's suggestions. I still can't get
graphics (which look great on the screen even at max. magnification) to
print smoothly. The graphics are 4-bit grayscale, or at least most of them
are. In FM5, they're 150 dpi. In Distiller, I have resample set to 300.
Automatic compression is set to ZIP/JPEG Low. Compatibility is set at 3.0.
So as far as I can figure, there should be no loss on compression.
I have a level 2 PS printer that's good to 1200 dpi, so I know it's not a
printer problem. I got all the Acrobat stuff with Frame 5.5, so I know it's
the latest version. It must be a settings problem.
I really don't want to have to buy a new keyboard--help!