Drobe :: The archives
About Drobe | Contact | RSS | Twitter | Tech docs | Downloads | BBC Micro

Reply to thread

I hope I have achieved my original intention which was to identify pitfalls and offer some support for those with original RPCs or Virtual Acorn on a PC. Knowing what to try and what not to try may help. I am quite happy to try to support anybody attempting PDF conversion for the first time. It is worth getting one or both of the programs working. Since writing the above I am on a different project - writing a book on antiques with several photos (sprite files) on each page. For this I have swung in favour of GS8 over RiScript for the following reason: RiScript can't handle publisher documents with sprites larger than about 1.5Mb in size. It converts a certain amount of the sprite file and just stops. GS8 has no trouble and gets there in the end. There are a few other little niggles that I will write to Drobe about unless folks want me to post them here.

 is a RISC OS UserDuckers on 25/6/06 11:33AM
[ Reply | Permalink | Report ]

Please login before posting a comment. Use the form on the right to do so or create a free account.

Search the archives

Today's featured article

  • A9home DIY laptop: first pictures
    And other odds and sods from the Christmas 2007 show
     22 comments, latest by sa110 on 1/6/08 4:47PM. Published: 1 Dec 2007

  • Random article

  • A Message from the News Editor to RISC OS Developers

     Discuss this. Published: 12 Sep 2000

  • Useful links

    News and media:

    Top developers:
    RISCOS LtdRISC OS OpenMW SoftwareR-CompAdvantage SixVirtualAcorn

    CJE MicrosAPDLCastlea4X-AmpleLiquid SiliconWebmonster


    RISCOS.org.ukRISCOS.orgRISCOS.infoFilebaseChris Why's Acorn/RISC OS collectionNetSurf

    Non-RISC OS:
    The RegisterThe InquirerApple InsiderBBC NewsSky NewsGoogle Newsxkcddiodesign

    © 1999-2009 The Drobe Team. Some rights reserved, click here for more information
    Powered by MiniDrobeCMS, based on J4U | Statistics
    "D underheads R adicals O r B loody E xcentrics"
    Page generated in 0.0369 seconds.