Re: Sending PDF files

by "Andy Innes" <innax(at)>

 Date:  Thu, 13 Dec 2001 08:50:37 +0200
 To:  "Blue Tapp" <blue(at)>,
"HWG Techniques" <hwg-techniques(at)>
 References:  ipsvc
  todo: View Thread, Original
I also have a client doing a stockbroking newsletter. We worked around it by
setting up a template for him in Word. He links to external reports and
previous reports on a web server (Linux). This report includes headers and 4
or 5 market charts per day.

I just taught him how to create hyperlinks in word and save his current
daily file to a folder on the server. His email newsletter is on average
between 220 and 240Kb. He hasn't received complaints from his clients about
file sizes and they all seem to be able to open the documents.



----- Original Message -----
From: <cbirds(at)>
To: "Blue Tapp" <blue(at)>; "HWG Techniques"
Sent: Friday, December 14, 2001 12:23 AM
Subject: Re: Sending PDF files

> Blue Tapp hunted and pecked out this message on 12/13/2001 3:37 PM
> >I have a client who wants to send a lengthy newsletter (17 pages) via
> >to members of his organization.  The newsletter contains a graphical
> >page, and 17 pages of text with graphical headers and text footers, and
> >wants it to print consistently for everyone so my immediate thought is a
> >.pdf file.  When I convert the document to pdf it is 108K which is too
> >to e-mail.  My client's AOL won't even open it.  Any ideas on alternative
> >methods that would be as universally user friendly as possible?
> I assume you mean download. AOL doesn't open PDF files, unless you mean
> in the browser, but Adobe Acrobat Reader does. 108K is not that big to
> download. I tell people to configure their Netscape to "save to disk",
> then open with AAR because if the plug-in reads it "in browser" yes, then
> 108K is too big. Same for AOL -- have them download to disk, not view in
> browser. Then 108K is not very big at all.

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