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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 18 Feb 1998 13:49:54 -0500
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>Regarding LZW compression...
>From what I've heard, there is no loss in file information with this type
>of compression, so you can compress, expand, compress, etc. Right?  How
>about DiskDoubler compression?
>On another note... Britt,re: printing rights, when you say:
>"P.S. make sure the text is all turned to outlines.  This will limit the
>ability to modify easily, and can easily be justified because of legal
>resrictions on the sharing of fonts.  Plus there will be no goofups at the
>What do you mean "turned to outlines"? Postscript?
>Hotter than Hades in the Costa Rican lowlands... I was down there this
>morning.  Gorgeous time of year - lots of trees in flower - yellows, pinks,
>mostly Tabebuias and Cassias.
>Willow Zuchowski
>Monteverde, Costa Rica

When working with a Postscript based Graphics program like Illustrator or
Freehand, there is a command to fconvert editable text into the vector art
outlines used by a printing device.  They are then Artwork, which can be
altered like any other artwork, but are much harder to deal with if you
want to change the characters (edit text)

Britt Griswold
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