need the use of a scanner with sheet feeder (near Seattle if possible)

From: Paul Williams <>
Date: Mon Apr 8 13:35:02 2002

"Douglas H. Quebbeman" wrote:
> Sheet-fed scanner for most stuff, he does use a hand-scanner
> for bound stuff. Like Eric, I'm pretty sure he does most pages
> as 600dpi line art. I just got doing the same for a section of
> a CDC manual that's in hot demand; then used Kodak Imaging
> to create a multi-page TIF from the individual TIF pages. Then
> print to PDF using Adobe Acrobat 4.05's PDF Writer. Yields a
> 367kb PDF, whereas multipage TIF was 2.1MB.

Then your TIFFs weren't compressed with the Group 4 2D algorithm, which
is the best around, until we've all got JBIG tools. Either that, or PDF
Writer reduced the resolution during conversion.
Received on Mon Apr 08 2002 - 13:35:02 BST

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