RE: "This Multi-Line Actually Is One Line" graphics?

Subject: RE: "This Multi-Line Actually Is One Line" graphics?
From: Lyn Worthen <Lyn -dot- Worthen -at- caselle -dot- com>
To: techwrl-list-only -at- doitall -dot- com, TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 6 Aug 2003 14:12:53 -0600

A "quick and dirty" solution I've used in this situation is to:
1) open a blank document
2) create a copy of the code sample, using whatever "code" font I've
3) hit "print preview" (or run a spell check and select "ignore all") to
get rid of the squiggly misspelling lines
4) take a screen capture of my "faked" sample
5) insert the screen capture into the real document as a graphic

This approach allows me to recreate the code sample faithfully, using a
smaller font size and altering my page layout as necessary. By adjusting the
magnification of the code sample document, I can also make the screen
capture appear at the correct size for inserting into my real document
without having to make all sorts of adjustments to the image.

Depending on your skill with graphics tools, you can also recreate the code
sample as a graphic.

good luck,


-----Original Message-----

There some cases for code snippets and configuration
files that I must show example lines and there is no way
that all lines will fit one line within the manual.


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