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Subject: Re: [docbook-apps] How to specify out resolution for FO

On Sunday 01 February 2004 11:31, David Tolpin wrote:
> > > Are you referring specifically to images?  PostScript is also a vector
> > > format.  What exactly do you mean by getting resolution into PS files?
> >
> > Yes the resolution problem is mostly for images. Not screen captures, but
> > vector images that are drawn using tools such as dia, visio, freehand
> > etc.
> >
> > David suggests using different images in the source. I am already doing
> > this. When I transform for FO only I am using images that have a higher
> > quality than those I use for HTML. They are naturally larger in size and
> > there is a distinct difference in the image quality when viewed using
> > GIMP. This is to be expected.
> Sean,
> if they are created using freehand and can be viewed in GIMP, then they
> are not vector images, but raster ones instead.
> Most XSL FO implementations support vector formats, and many handle more
> than one vector format. SVG, embedding EPS into Postscript and PDF into PDF
> are common choices.
> Have you considered using vector images instead of raster graphic?
> David Tolpin
> http://davidashen.net/

The images created in Freehand are exported to TIFF. I have not tried using 
EPS in PS and PDF in PDF. Thanks for the hint.

Sean Wheller

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