From: Jim Staub (jstaub_at_cox.net)
Date: Sun Jul 17 2005 - 11:41:35 PDT
Which image editor do you use to get a 16 greyscale?
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From: "Dan" <dan_at_dbdigitalweb.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 17, 2005 8:17 AM
Subject: Re: [NTLK] Greyscale pictures w/ Mac BookMaker
> Michael L'Heureux wrote:
> > Lately, I've been experimenting with Bookmaker using MS Word 5.1 (which
> > I've found does a better job than Word 2004 & RTF), but haven't been
> > able to figure out how to add greyscale images to my books. I seem to
> > remember reading somewhere that this was possible...
> > Thanks for any advice!
> > ML
> Well first off Bookmaker doesn't work with grayscale (it only works with
> black and white bitmaps). To do that you really need to use Press. But
> regardless you should first convert the picture to 16 grayscale with a
> image editor and save it in PICT format. Then in press set format to
> either MP2000 or Emate then add the image. Press tries to convert
> images on the fly and it is often worse than just editing the images
> yourself first. I get much better quality by editing/converting first.
> Also you can add the image to the RTF file and then import that into
> Press, but make sure you convert them to 16 grayscale first.
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