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Re: Sunken Gardens


The map was drawn in WordPerfect 6.1's drawing program so it is a .wpg, a
WordPerfect Graphic.  I have later versions of WP, but the drawing portion
is too complicated.  This is a simple program, but it allows all sorts of
shapes and the ability to type words where you want them. Plenty of color if
desired.  And you can import other graphics into the drawing.

Many newer programs, in an effort to offer so much, and with the aim to
"wizard" you through everything because they are so sure you'll never figure
it out, have complicated things so much that I often find older programs
more versatile.

Kitty

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Donna " <justme@prairieinet.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, March 28, 2004 11:21 AM
Subject: RE: [CHAT] Sunken Gardens


> What program did you draw this up in... If you don't mind me asking....
>
> Donna
>
> > I recently finished this year's "Self-Guided Tour".  Previously it was
> 17
> > two-sided laminated 8x11s attached by a chain to each gardens name
> post.
> > But we are getting new name post this year and the racks that held the
> SGT
> > won't fit on them.  This method allowed photos of plants, names,
> > background
> > info, lessons, tips, etc.  This year I had to cram everything on 2
> sides
> > of
> > a legal sheet.  The only pics are the map, a compost drawing, and the
> MG
> > logo.
> >
> > When I first drew the map on my computer, it took me a lot of time,
> but
> > now
> > that I have it I can make any needed adjustments without too much
> effort.
> >
> > Kitty
>
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