preserving / ressurecting old docs?

From: Davison, Lee <>
Date: Fri Jun 29 17:35:26 2001


> I'm scanning them in as 100dpi grayscale GIFs, then I will convert
> other format(s) and eventually to PDF. Scanning directly to PDF
> HP's software produces horrible output with compression artifacts.

        100dpi is too low a resolution; it is little above monitor screen

Scanning printed material much above 150dpi is usually a waste as most
printing is done at about 70dpi.


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