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Re: CD's and Partoe Articles

  • Subject: Re: CD's and Partoe Articles
  • From: "Roth, Barry" BRoth@BROBECK.COM
  • Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 16:45:14 -0700


It is possible to scan to a format called .pdf, which is readable by Adobe
Acrobat Reader, a freely downloadable program.  The files combine text and
images, and the text is searchable.  I don't know what the limitations are
with respect to the original material, but we commonly do it here in the
office (for instance, when a document has a signature that you want to
preserve the image of).  Acrobat Reader may be a fairly small program which
could be included itself on the CD.  In any case, it is readily available.

More later,


-----Original Message-----
From: Sandy Connerley [mailto:sandyc@SURFARI.NET]
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 4:22 PM
Subject: CD's and Partoe Articles

    Re CD's of back issues of GATW, I am not sure how it would work to
make them text searchable.  If they are scanned and put on a CD as jpg
files, do not think it would work.  If they are entered as text with the
searchable feature, would not the text need to be entered as text.
Someone out there must know how this would work.
    And, Cynthia Pardoe articles would be wonderful, the more the

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