[aprssig] APRS presentations
bruce.coates at sasktel.net
Wed Oct 8 12:22:19 CDT 2008
PowerPoint will do this for you. Simply right click on any image, select
Properties, then Compress. This will apply this setting to all images in
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian B. Riley" <brianbr at mac.com>
To: <bruninga at usna.edu>; "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 08, 2008 10:16 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] APRS presentations
> The usual cause for this 'bloat' in PowerPoint is the inclusion of
> huge source images. Even though you scale and crop down your 3K by 2K
> image what gets displayed is scaled to the 800x600/1024x768 display,
> the original image gets stored in the PPT in its original form. So if
> you do a 'montage' page with four to six images that are 480x360 each
> in the display but all started as 3Kx2K or 2Kx1.5K, you will have a
> page that takes many seconds to render and whose PPT is huge!
> Since the final display is at modest resolution anyway , I take my
> images to be used, make copies of them in a separate folder and reduce
> the copies to 1024x768. Then the resulting PPT is reasonably sized
> and each slide renders rapidly.
> On Oct 8, 2008, at 9:52 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:
>>> Attached... is a PowerPoint - 8.6Meg.
>>> It is from Bob's FrostFest 08 with
>>> considerable modification.
>> That orginal APRS-by-bob file was huge due to unknown Microsoft
>> *bloat*. It was later re-saved in only 3+ megs. It won't have
>> your changes, but it does have my significant revisions since
>> then through my most recent presentation at DCC. It is at the
>> top of the new www.aprs.org site.
> cheers ... 73 de brian riley, n1bq , underhill center, vermont
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