[Coco] Re: Rainbow on Disc

Kevin Diggs kevdig at hypersurf.com
Thu Jun 9 12:58:01 EDT 2005


James C. Hrubik, Sr. wrote:
> On Jun 9, 2005, at 7:24 AM, farna at att.net wrote:
> Rethinking this again.  You want to eliminate as much work as possible. 
>  Adobe Reader has the ability to copy text from a .pdf to a clipboard 
> for pasting into other apps.  If a .pdf is provided, the user can still 
> lift out the program listings.  Maybe the time used to OCR doesn't need 
> to be wasted there.  It's not going to be stored on a server for 
> distribution, so 300 dpi is attractive for quality and (see comments 
> regarding disk format below) there may not be a size problem on CD at 
> that resolution.  You have to remember that Lonnie's requirements appear 
> to indicate that the pages have to be complete reproductions.

	Correct me if I'm wrong, but you will only be able to copy text from 
the PDF if there is text stored in the PDF as text. Text as part of an 
image won't work, right?

	Mark is right; having this thing searchable will be a very valuable 
bonus feature.


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