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KevinPinks7697
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Putting photos in IDW

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10-21-2013 01:12 PM

Whenever I out 2 or 3 photos (JPG's) in an IDW and then try to create a PDF, it takes forever??

Any way to more efficiently do this?

Thanks

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GSE_Dan_A
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Re: Putting photos in IDW

10-21-2013 01:19 PM in reply to: KevinPinks7697

What size are these photos?  I have created a drawing with over 12 photos that took up almost half of an 11x17 page and it took no more than 15-20 seconds.... They were in jpeg format as well (using the Tools > Insert Object method)

 

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GSE Consultants Inc.
Windsor, ON. Canada
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Re: Putting photos in IDW

10-22-2013 04:39 AM in reply to: KevinPinks7697

Most photos typically 60K to 400K

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Re: Putting photos in IDW

10-22-2013 04:40 AM in reply to: GSE_Dan_A

Also I was not using Tools / Insert object but rather putting them in as a sketch symbol

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Re: Putting photos in IDW

10-22-2013 05:44 AM in reply to: KevinPinks7697

Try the way I mentioned above.  It seems to work much easier (for me) and as I mentioned only took 12-15 seconds to fully print to PDF.

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Windsor, ON. Canada
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