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Subject:Re: PDF screenshots From:Dina Davidson <DinaD -at- XANTREX -dot- COM> Date:Fri, 28 May 1999 10:49:53 -0700
Also, ensure that you have your Distiller settings, specifically the
Compression options within Job Options, set so that graphics are either not
compressed at all or use a "non-lossy" compression option such as ZIP or
The other compressions result in "jaggy" screen shots.
Technical Publications Coordinator/Technical Communicator
Xantrex Technology Inc. mailto:dinad -at- xantrex -dot- com
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Kim Nylander [mailto:nylanderk -at- IPIX -dot- COM]
> Sent: May 28, 1999 10:54 AM
> To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
> Subject: Re: PDF screenshots
> On 5/28/1999 1:20 PM, Alling, Lisa said:
> >Hello, we are currently capturing screens using Paint Shop
> Pro, saving
> >as a 16 colors BMP, inserting to Word as a picture and finally using
> >PDFWriter to create the PDF. The screenshots look terrible
> in PDF form,
> >both on the screen and printed. Any ideas?
> Don't use PDF Writer. Write a post script file and then use
> Distiller to
> create your PDF. You might also try one screen shot in 256
> colors, and
> the same in 16 colors, and see how they compare.
> Kim Nylander
> Technical Writer
> Interactive Pictures
> Oak Ridge, TN 37830
> (423) 482-3000
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