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Post by ADLS » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00



What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
                thanx BILL

 
 
 

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Post by David Har » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00




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> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
>            thanx BILL

I use Paint Shop Pro on Windows 95 (after changing the extension to .tif),
but lots of other paint programs will also read tiff files.
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Post by The Silent Observe » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00


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> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
>                 thanx BILL

This is starting to turn into a FAQ...  B)

I've been using Paint Shop Pro to convert the LZW compression to Huffman
compression and preview the image (including at smaller scales so I can
see the whole plane on screen at once); I then import the Huffman version
of the file into NewDeal Office 97's draw module, NewDraw, for printing
at 1:1 (which Paint Shop won't do if either dimension of the image is
larger than the printable area of the page).

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Post by Steve Anderso » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00


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> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
>                 thanx BILL

Corel Draw works well also.

Steve

 
 
 

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Post by Ospr » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00


--->>===>  >
--->>===>  > What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
--->>===>  >                 thanx BILL
--->>===>  Corel Draw works well also.

--->>===>  Steve

I just downloaded the plans for the Centuri Bug X-24 from JimZ and
used the Viewer that came with my EasyPhoto Scaner.  If it say's 9X5
Photo size it will print it 9X5.  worked great for the  plans so far.

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Post by Steve Anderso » Thu, 11 Sep 1997 04:00:00


Quote:



> >> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
> >>                 thanx BILL
> >Corel Draw works well also.

> >Steve

> Eeek! CorelDraw! NEVER works well  ;-)

> Kurt

I haven't had any problems with either version 4 at home or version 5 at
work.  I will continue to use it.

Steve

 
 
 

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Post by Jim Ber » Fri, 12 Sep 1997 04:00:00


There are also plenty of shareware and public domain programs available
to view and/or print tiff files.
Check out:   http://www.simtel.net/simtel.net/

Quote:


> > What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
> >                 thanx BILL
> Corel Draw works well also.

> Steve

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Post by Mike Vande Bu » Fri, 12 Sep 1997 04:00:00



: >
: >>
: >> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
: >>                 thanx BILL
: >Corel Draw works well also.
: >
: >Steve

: Eeek! CorelDraw! NEVER works well  ;-)

: Kurt

That's because you're not an ARTIST.    ;-)
Us artists _know_ how to make CorelDraw! sing and dance.       ;-)
Now if I could only make rockets that look as good as yours...

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Post by Ospr » Fri, 12 Sep 1997 04:00:00



--->>===>  >

--->>===>  > >

--->>===>  > >>
--->>===>  > >> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
--->>===>  > >>                 thanx BILL
--->>===>  > >Corel Draw works well also.
--->>===>  > >
--->>===>  > >Steve
--->>===>  >
--->>===>  > Eeek! CorelDraw! NEVER works well  ;-)
--->>===>  >
--->>===>  > Kurt
--->>===>  I haven't had any problems with either version 4 at home or version 5 at
--->>===>  work.  I will continue to use it.

--->>===>  Steve

I have Corel 4 at home,  try printing out the JPG's For the Centuri
Bug , Point or Vulcan from JimZ.  Way to big nothing happens.

But the little chep as program the came with my EasyPhoto Scanner will
print them out no problem.  The Bug looks real nice printed out and
built on Photo Glossy Printer Paper

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Post by MICHAEL BUTLE » Fri, 12 Sep 1997 04:00:00


Quote:



> : >

> : >>
> : >> What software is used to read the .tiff files for his plans?
> : >>                 thanx BILL
> : >Corel Draw works well also.
> : >
> : >Steve

> : Eeek! CorelDraw! NEVER works well  ;-)

> : Kurt

> That's because you're not an ARTIST.    ;-)
> Us artists _know_ how to make CorelDraw! sing and dance.       ;-)
> Now if I could only make rockets that look as good as yours...

> --


I'm sorry but, Corel is the evil stepchild of Freehand or Illustrator.
I use these programs everyday as a Graphic Artist. If you want true
reproductions from downloading plans from Jimz page you need to get
Photoshop. It will print the plans to exact size and resolution as Jimz
has scanned them including the decals. I then take my downloaded tiffs,
bring them into Freehand, redraw them including decals and scale them to
the proportions that I want to use to upscale each model. Not to mention
redrawing your plans gives you a hard copy of any size plan you want.
Especially for decals, if you take a scanned image of decales to to a
sign shop or screen printer to reproduce your decals at any size, expect
to pay a high art charge to reproduce them, but if you do the work
yourself and take the time to redraw the artwork and provide them with a
disk or a clean black and white color seperations your cost will be
lower beacause it makes their job much easier. But always contact the
shop to see what they can use as far as computer applications are
concerned! Not everyone uses PC or MAC.
 
 
 

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Post by Richard Pitzerus » Sat, 13 Sep 1997 04:00:00


Quote:

> I'm sorry but, Corel is the evil stepchild of Freehand or Illustrator.
> I use these programs everyday as a Graphic Artist. If you want true
> reproductions from downloading plans from Jimz page you need to get
> Photoshop. It will print the plans to exact size and resolution as Jimz
> has scanned them including the decals. I then take my downloaded tiffs,
> bring them into Freehand, redraw them including decals and scale them
>CLIP

Yup, I use Photoshop too and it works great at printing out the plans at
the exact right size.  But unfortunately, it's a little out of reach for
the average home user.  I'm lucky, I have it at work.  =)

-Rich
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Post by Dennis Erwin Thurlo » Sat, 13 Sep 1997 04:00:00


Quote:
> > I use these programs everyday as a Graphic Artist. If you want true
> > reproductions from downloading plans from Jimz page you need to get
> > Photoshop.
> Yup, I use Photoshop too and it works great at printing out the plans at
> the exact right size.  But unfortunately, it's a little out of reach for
> the average home user.

It's a REAL problem if you don't have Photoshop because those TIF files can't
be converted or viewed by any of the common tools available.  There's a 16 bit
value at 0xB2 that doesn't agree with the TIF spec.  Corel used to have
the same problem with it's compressed TIFs, thought the uncompressed were okay.
Does Photoshop allow output of a different format?
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Post by Arthur Treima » Sat, 13 Sep 1997 04:00:00


In the department of keeping it simple...
I printed JimZ plans using MS Word for Win95 (v.7).
Just open blank page and insert picture.
Looks great printed out with my epson inkjet.

Jim's site is great.

Also, anyone know exact length of BT-20J engine holder tube in plan for
Estes Falcon boost glider?

Hope this helps,

Art T.

 
 
 

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Post by The Silent Observe » Sun, 14 Sep 1997 04:00:00


Quote:

> In the department of keeping it simple...
> I printed JimZ plans using MS Word for Win95 (v.7).
> Just open blank page and insert picture.
> Looks great printed out with my epson inkjet.

Good on ya!  As long as you verify the scaling for the picture is set to
100%, you should get accurate prints (at least accurate enough to build
from).

Quote:
> Jim's site is great.

No arguments there, though it's been a while since he's posted an update
-- has everyone run out of plans to send him?

Quote:
> Also, anyone know exact length of BT-20J engine holder tube in plan for
> Estes Falcon boost glider?

The BT-20J is 2.75" long -- exactly the same length as an 18mm standard
motor.  Yes, that means after you glue in a nose cone, the motor will
protrude by the same distance as the depth of the heel on the nose cone.

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Take no thought for the morrow; that's your privilege.  But don't
complain if when it gets here you're off guard.  -- John Brunner

Donald Qualls, aka The Silent Observer           NAR # 70141-SR Insured
Rocket Pages             http://members.aol.com/silntobsvr/launches.htm

Opinions expressed are my own -- take them for what they're worth
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Post by Wolfram v.Kipars » Mon, 15 Sep 1997 04:00:00



Quote:

> > Jim's site is great.

> No arguments there, though it's been a while since he's posted an update
> -- has everyone run out of plans to send him?

Jim's site is a labor of love.  I haven't run out of plans, just never sent
any to him yet (red in face).

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