[OS X TeX] Preparation of illustrations for press
acwfenn at ntlworld.com
Tue Mar 25 08:17:08 EDT 2008
On 25 Mar 2008, at 11:49, Bruno Voisin wrote
> Does it get better if you save as pngs at the same resolution in
> Photoshop? pdf is primarily intended for vector content, using it for
> bitmap content may be the culprit here.
An original photoshop file of 39.7MB saves to a pdf file of 23.7MB and
a png file of 21.9MB. So png is better
but I'm not sure that overall it will make that much difference.
> I think it's rather the VRAM (the RAM on the graphic card) which is
> involved. I would recommend 128 MB at least, 256 MB for normal use and
> 512 MB if you use graphics extensively.
I've just looked and I appear to have only 64Mb so I'm surprised it
works at all.
> Hope this helps
It certainly does, thanks.
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