Re: PDF user guides on the Web?

Subject: Re: PDF user guides on the Web?
From: David Castro <techwrtr -at- CRL -dot- COM>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 1997 11:35:19 -0700

At 01:01 PM 4/16/97 -0500, geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca wrote:
> Janice Malone wondered about the practice of putting PDF
> versions of entire user guides on the Web. Janice, you
> mentioned 1.5 Meg per guide, and I wouldn't even consider
> downloading something that big unless I was truly
> desperate. If you can use Acrobat 3.0, you might succeed,
> since I understand (after an Adobe presentation) that this
> latest version lets users download individual pages rather
> than the whole document. I can't provide details, though,
> so treat this as informed speculation.

If I understood the Acrobat documentation, page downloads requires a
specific type of web server. Check with your sytem administrator to find
out more.

-David Castro
techwrtr -at- crl -dot- com

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