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From:  Stefan Woehrmann2
Date:  Tue Apr 9, 2002  6:34 pm
Subject:  Re: Problem Exporting Columnized SGN to Bitmap

Hello Maria, Mark and Listmembers -

I just made some experiments with exporting columnized SW files.

(I changed the formats and other things. I even included a blank "Imaginary
Box" after 6 signs - but this is not of great advantage for the coming
pages - if the document is more than 18 " Imaginary Boxes " (ha nice term

But for short documents this works !!

I got the bad results with larger documents- but looking carefully at the
various documents I understood that all different kinds of exported bmp are
58 kb -
maximum 6 lines -

If you do not make your documents with Adobe Akrobat 4.0 - which works
fine -

I would suggest another - pretty simple - but a little time consuming

Just split your document in as many single files with only 6 x 3 = 18
"Imaginary Boxes) ;-)
Just make sure that there are no blanks - if you do not want them - so hands
off from the space bare if you can paste signs from the dictionary
!!!!!!!!!!!!- every "symbol field" counts - does not matter if you did not
filled it by accident -;-))
Save the files and switch to DOS - Col

Let do the Column Maker what he can do best - and export each single
converted file. In order to get not crazy - just think before how to name
the order of the files

Sounds a little bit complicated - but it is not !

If your are desperate to get printouts in columns this works fine !
You will get wonderfull documents -

Have fun -

Stefan ;-)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Maria Azzopardi"
Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 11:15 PM
Subject: Re: Problem Exporting Columnized SGN to Bitmap

> Hello Mark and the list,
> Sorry for the delay in my response to this message. I am also experiencing
> very similar problem. In my case, I do not 'loose' the bottom sign of each
> column, but this bottom sign is printed onto the next then the
> sequence of the signs is mixed up.
> Does this make any sense?
> If you have solved your problem could you tell me how you did it?
> Thanks
> Maria
> Mark Penner wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I used column maker to "columnize" an SW file, and then exported the
> > columnized file to a bitmap, but lost the bottom sign of each column.
> >
> > Any clues how to solve this problem? I started with a "1" printer
> > saw the problem, and switched to a "3" printer setting, but that didn't
> > change anything. How should I proceed?
> >
> > I'm sending along the three files for reference, Galati4.sgn (Regular),
> > Galati4c.sgn (In columns), and Galati4c.bmp (exported file).
> >
> > Thanks for your help,
> >
> > Mark
> >
> > ***********
> > Mark Penner
> > Tokyo, Japan
> > ***********

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6811 Re: Problem Exporting Columnized SGN to Bitmap Mark Penner Wed  4/17/2002   5 KB

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