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Subject: Re: 14px?
From: ibbetson <[log in to unmask]>
Reply-To:Discussion of Type and Typographic Design <[log in to unmask]>
Date:Sat, 7 Jul 2001 15:32:27 -0400
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At 15:00 7/7/2001 -0400, Ron Koster wrote:
>At 02:35 PM 7/7/2001 -0400, ibbetson wrote:
>>If the students are to print it then design it accordingly, and save it
>>with Acrobat. Students will have to download the free Acrobat Reader, but
>>the printed copy will be exactly as it left your hands, so you can supply
>>indexes and contents lists.
>
>Yeah, I know what you mean, but that then means that not only do web pages
>have to be made, but hard-copy versions also have to be made (layed out,
>formatted, blah blah blah), and that would virtually double our workload
>(plus generating the PDFs on top of that, of course, although that's not
>too much trouble). I already suggested this when we started this project,
>but the prof doesn't want to go to all that trouble -- and, quite frankly,
>neither do I! ;)

Since PDFs can be viewed on screen (though it isn't my favourite
occupation) You can make either/or rather than both. If you choose PDFs the
student can look at the first couple of pages to make sure that he's got
the right document before (s)he starts to print it.

David ib

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