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Subject:Memory needed for Photoshop? From:Kat Nagel <KatNagel -at- AOL -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 24 Nov 1994 10:22:17 -0500
I'm hoping that some of you have tried similar projects, and can give me a
feel for the resources I'll need. *Please* reply by email, to avoid further
annoyance to the folks who aren't interested.
I'm working on a set of customer documentation for a new
laboratory software product. We will be using digital images
of screens to illustrate the manuals.
The prototype software is on an IBM-compatible PC.
Hijaak will be used for the screen captures.
I need to pull the images into Photoshop (on a Mac, BTW),
edit them a bit, and then import them into Mac FrameMaker
documents. There will be _lots_ of the little suckers in each
I only have 8MB of RAM (plus 1MB of VRAM) on my Centris 650.
How much memory will I need to add to my beastie to
comfortably run Photoshop?
To work with multiple images in a Frame file?
Will I need mega-memory in my HP4MP in order to
print gray-scale proof copies?
I've already called Frame and Adobe and HP about this. They weren't much
help. I've also tried my local computer suppliers. Their answers were
predictable (oooh...buy the max!), but I'm sceptical. I've sent requests to
the framers list and a couple of dtp-related lists, but haven't gotten any
replies. I'm running out of time...I need to start the screen-capture part
of the project by the end of next week.
@kat katnagel -at- aol -dot- com
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