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Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Suite Applications by Claudia McCue

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Special Case: Screen Captures

If you’re creating software documentation for print, or you want to show an image of a Web page in your project, you may need to include screen captures in your page layouts. Screen captures are easy to make using a system utility or special screen-capture software, but they require some special handling to print clearly. Especially when they’re part of software documentation or instructional materials, it’s important that the details are as sharply rendered as possible.

Funny thing about screen captures: Whether you take them by using your system’s built-in screen-capture functionality or a third-party screen-capture application, you are merely intercepting information that eventually becomes pixels on your monitor. ...

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