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Topic: Re: Capture screws up my PDF file
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 56634
From: duffj
Date: 5/29/2002 05:20 PM

>On 9/25/00 12:23:00 PM, aandi wrote:
>>Pretty much what I'd expect.
>>Most of the text is skew, so
>>Capture first deskews the
>>page. Technical drawings with
>>a few labels are not suitable
>>material for Capture.

I see that you are using the Capture plug-in for Acrobat, not the full =Acrobat Capture product. It is not possible to turn-off the auto-deskew =in the Capture plug-in, hence, you need the full product (or similar) for =this project.

>Thanks, thats what I thought Capture was doing. I have just purchased =many copies of
>Acrobat, assuming that it would capture my manuals "correctly". You see, =that one page I
>submitted to the forum is only one of tens of thousands of documents =needed to be scanned.
>Some of my documents have been done in Pagemaker, but most of the =documents were
>mainframe, and the mainframe is dead, so that leaves me with paper copies =only. And since
>technical illustrations are scattered throughout the documents, I now =have a much bigger
>project on my hands.

Your solution is to use software appropriate to the job. The Capture =plugin to Acrobat is for casual use only, not volume or difficult =projects.

Duff Johnson
Document Solutions, Inc.

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