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Re: framers-digest V1 #61

Mark Barratt wrote:

> I have a series of SGML jobs used to produce (among other things)
> full-colour printed brochures with colour photos.
> The pics are held as CMYK TIFFs, imported by reference, each pic is between
> 4Mb and 8Mb in size. This makes for cruelly slow screen updates (several
> orders of magnitude slower than opening the same pics in a Quark Xpress
> file, for instance).This in turn makes the 'cycle time' for checking
> WYSIWYG pages or doing small corrections very silly.
> Any ideas, other than improving hardware, network and server performance?

Unless you're also correcting the images, I'd go to View > Options, untick the
Graphics option and click set. This will preclude the images from appearing in the
file or in print, but will drastically improve screen redraw during the editorial


Marcus Carr                      email:  mrc@allette.com.au
Allette Systems (Australia)      www:    http://www.allette.com.au
"Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler."
       - Einstein

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