Re: PDF screenshots and Word

Subject: Re: PDF screenshots and Word
From: Peter Lucas <peterlucas -at- EARTHLINK -dot- NET>
Date: Fri, 28 May 1999 11:03:56 -0700

Doesn't Word's anti-aliasing of graphics cause problems when creating PDFs?
Is there a way to turn off this anti-aliasing feature?

Peter Lucas
Decade Software Company

>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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