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Topic: Re: Creating low resolutions files by using Acrobat SDK (Via Email)
Conf: (P-PDF) Developers, Msg: 76080
From: LeonardR
Date: 11/9/2002 06:30 AM

At 5:46 AM +1100 11/9/02, p-pdf-developer Listmanager wrote:
>I am developing a plug-in for Acrobat 5.0 by using Acrobat SDK.


>I have a pdf file which contains scanned high resolution (400 t0 600
>DPI) image. I need to create a low resolution image from high
>resolution image as a PDF from my plug-in.


>Is there any way from my Acrobat plug-in (programatically) create
>low resolution image?

Yes and no. The SDK will happily give you read the current
image data, and let you write the new image data - BUT you have to
write the image scaling code yourself (or find a library that does it
for you).

>Is there any API in Acrobat SDK or third party library or Plug-ins
>are available to do this?

there are a LOT of plugins that can do this already -
PitStop, Quite a Box of Tricks, ImageWorks, ImageAlter and probably

Leonard Rosenthol
Chief Technical Officer
PDF Sages, Inc. 215-629-3700 (voice)
215-629-0789 (fax)

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