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From:  Valerie Sutton
Date:  Fri Sep 18, 1998  10:07 am
Subject:  Re: Start Your Own SW Web Site?

On Wed, 16 Sep 1998, Al Bickford wrote:
"There are lots of other sites on the web (including lots of government
offices) that also publish things in Adobe Acrobat format, so it's
worthwhile having it for getting access to that information too. So, I
could see that this technology might make it possible to greatly speed up
the speed with which you could get things published on the web. It's an
option that is available to you. I'll be happy to describe it further if
people have questions.

Albert Bickford

Thanks Al, for suggesting Acrobat Reader (PDF format). That was a good
suggestion and a new one I hadn't thought of!

There are programs that do export in PDF format, such as
that is a real option. On the Macintosh, I have received around 5 copies of
the Acrobat Reader just by purchasing other software by Adobe. I think
Adobe includes it with most of their software packages.

We cannot export to PDF format from our SignWriter computer program, but we
could paste the SignWriting into a program like PageMaker and then export
into PDF.

I will look into creating "an Acrobat Reader" article on our SignWriting
Web Site, to find out if there is interest - I will also find out if it is
harder or easier to design - if it is easier it may well be a solution!

Valerie :-)


Visit the SignWritingSite:

Valerie Sutton at The DAC
Deaf Action Committee For SignWriting
Box 517, La Jolla, CA, 92038-0517, USA
(619)456-0098 voice
(619)456-0010 tty
(619)456-0020 fax

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