How to convert html to tiff - solution

Shane Hathaway shane at hathawaymix.org
Fri Nov 4 15:08:24 MST 2005


Charles Curley wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 03, 2005 at 03:13:27PM -0700, kirk wrote:
> 
>>I have found a solution that works for me.
>>HtmlDoc works like html2ps only it is better.
>>
>>http://www.htmldoc.org/index.php
>>http://rpm.nogin.org/MetaPRL/rhel4/htmldoc-nogui-1.8.24-1.RHEL4WS.i386.html
>>
>>I need to do this because the place I was faxing said we were sending way to 
>>many faxes.
>>I needed to send them .tiff files instead of faxing them.
> 
> 
> I don't think tiff uses compression, so tiff files are fairly
> large. Instead, how about converting to PDF and sending that?

 From what I can tell, TIFF is actually is very general raster format 
that allows any number of subformats.  AFAIK you can put a JPEG or a PNG 
in a TIFF.  However, as you suggest, PDF is going to be a lot nicer than 
any raster image.

Shane



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