[Tugindia] Query on printing with 'screens'

Chinnaswami Ponnala pchinnaswami at gmail.com
Fri Nov 21 15:20:16 CET 2008

pls use .png format for images. hope it will solve your purpose

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 8:20 PM, Derek Cordeiro <cordeiroderek at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Nina Mazumdar <nina.mazumdar at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 10:29 AM, Frederick Noronha [फ़रेदरिक नोरोनया]
>> <fred at bytesforall.org> wrote:
>>> Hi all:
>>> I'm a Lyx user in Goa, and hope you won't mind me intruding.
>>> Every time I go in for a book, to be printed via offset, my printer
>>> has a problem. He takes the PDF file and attempts to do crazy things
>>> like importing it into Windows/Corel Draw, etc.
>>> He says the photos won't print because they don't have a screen.
>> True, TeX does not add a screen to images as some of the proprietary
>> systems like Quark, et al do.  But that is not an excuse for the
> What extra information does an image with a "screen" have? Is it
> half-toning information or something specific to the printer?
> Will a higher resolution image or pdf with less compression help?
> Regards,
> Derek
> P.S. I don't see any visible differences in the images in pdfs
> generated by Quark or distiller when compared to pdflatex, which is
> why I wish to clarify my doubts.
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