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Best way to save a dwg for use in a publication?

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11-04-2002 12:17 AM
I want to use an .idw dwg in a publication. What is the best way to accomplish this? I have Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop and have tried using different combinations but nothing looks very good at this point. Any help would be appreciated as I an trying to put together a parts manual using the exploded view drawings from Inventor
*Dotson, Sean
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Re: Best way to save a dwg for use in a publication?

11-04-2002 01:26 AM in reply to: mekanic13
PDF?  That's what I end up using in most
cases...


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style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I
want to use an .idw dwg in a publication. What is the best way to accomplish
this? I have Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop and have tried using different
combinations but nothing looks very good at this point. Any help would be
appreciated as I an trying to put together a parts manual using the exploded
view drawings from Inventor
*Bruns, Bradley
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Re: Best way to save a dwg for use in a publication?

11-04-2002 10:37 PM in reply to: mekanic13
Save copy as Bitmap, and under "options" set the X
resolution to 2000 or 3000.  Then convert that image to a jpeg in
photoshop.

Also, experiment with the filters in photoshop to
tweak your image  i use the "poster edges" filter to get a nice black
outline on my rendered views.

 

-Brad

 


style="PADDING-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; BORDER-LEFT: #000000 2px solid; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px">
I
want to use an .idw dwg in a publication. What is the best way to accomplish
this? I have Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Photoshop and have tried using different
combinations but nothing looks very good at this point. Any help would be
appreciated as I an trying to put together a parts manual using the exploded
view drawings from Inventor

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