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cfgb Bierwurst Level: 83 Posts: 119/1796 EXP: 5224662 For next: 207582 Since: 2.1.02 From: Ottawa, Ontario Since last post: 9 hours Last activity: 2 hours # 1 Posted on 22.1.02 2050.53 Reposted on: 22.1.09 2059.01 Robert - I'm saving a copy of every PDF you're doing for the year 2002 thus far, and I REALLY hope you keep this up for a long time to come.
While the idea is simple - the whole layout, and stats are blowing me away. Contact cfgb Visit my homepage Promote this thread!
LinearRO Bauerwurst Level: 25 Posts: 3/110 EXP: 79164 For next: 10457 Since: 5.1.02 From: West Los Angeles, California Since last post: 1263 days Last activity: 1060 days
AIM: # 2 Posted on 23.1.02 0015.02 Reposted on: 23.1.09 0029.03 Cool, glad to know you enjoy them; if you miss any, I keep them stored on my system for quite a while. E-mail as necessary. "Oooh, aaah, eeee, yaaaaahhhhhhh! Rrrrrr, oooooo, yarrrgh! You son of a....oohhhhh, eeeeeeee!" Homer Simpson
Ubermonkeys Frankfurter Level: 58 Posts: 47/784 EXP: 1506880 For next: 70675 Since: 2.1.02 From: Michigan Since last post: 3553 days Last activity: 3427 days
AIM: # 3 Posted on 23.1.02 0429.54 Reposted on: 23.1.09 0459.01 Hey Robert, I'm a fan of the lines as well. One question- did you start using a more narrow font recently? The past few updates were really hard to read for me- the last SD lines, especially. I'M A TOOL, PLEASE KICK ME IN THE JUNK
Super Shane Spear Bierwurst Level: 83 Posts: 81/1839 EXP: 5413387 For next: 18857 Since: 2.1.02 From: Sector 7 Slums Since last post: 1626 days Last activity: 1626 days # 4 Posted on 23.1.02 1048.40 Reposted on: 23.1.09 1059.14 I think these are awesome as well. I'm obsessed with stats as well. I run the record book at Weekly Visitor. I'm nowhere near as skilled at PDF, so I just use your basic HTML. I hope you get a chance to look at it. My only question is that I noticed Billy Gunn had a .833 record, or 5-1 if you put it that way. Did you count losing in the Royal Rumble as a loss? (image removed)
LinearRO Bauerwurst Level: 25 Posts: 4/110 EXP: 79164 For next: 10457 Since: 5.1.02 From: West Los Angeles, California Since last post: 1263 days Last activity: 1060 days
AIM: # 5 Posted on 23.1.02 1135.58 Reposted on: 23.1.09 1154.49 Yes, I credited the Royal Rumble as a straight win-loss deal. It may seem out of place, per se, but I think that is the best way to keep track. Yes, I am using a narrower font; it allows me to write in more as necessary without shrinking the font height. But I think I can simply alter the spacing between letters to remedy the problem. "Oooh, aaah, eeee, yaaaaahhhhhhh! Rrrrrr, oooooo, yarrrgh! You son of a....oohhhhh, eeeeeeee!" Homer Simpson
antizeus Linguica Level: 21 Posts: 16/73 EXP: 42806 For next: 7138 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 4065 days Last activity: 4065 days # 6 Posted on 16.3.02 2007.53 Reposted on: 16.3.09 2012.19 I just checked out the Lines. I dunno about all you guys, but I can't read it. Here's what I see: (image removed)
Guru Zim SQL Dejection Administrator Level: 139 Posts: 510/6025 EXP: 32182617 For next: 284910 Since: 9.12.01 From: Bay City, OR Since last post: 11 hours Last activity: 6 hours
AIM: # 7 Posted on 16.3.02 2256.11 Reposted on: 16.3.09 2259.01 They look fine in Acrobat 5 in Windows. I'm guessing your x pdf viewer thingy just doesn't like them...
thecubsfan Scrapple Moderator Level: 131 Posts: 139/5258 EXP: 26234576 For next: 190114 Since: 10.12.01 From: Aurora, IL Since last post: 14 hours Last activity: 7 hours # 8 Posted on 16.3.02 2256.30 Reposted on: 16.3.09 2259.02 It seemed to work for me - but you're something different to view PDFs than I am, I think. Mac? Dunno if it'd make a difference anyway.
antizeus Linguica Level: 21 Posts: 17/73 EXP: 42806 For next: 7138 Since: 3.1.02 Since last post: 4065 days Last activity: 4065 days # 9 Posted on 18.3.02 0003.57 Reposted on: 18.3.09 0006.43 Oh well, just one more reason to hate PDF I guess. I suppose I could go out and buy a copy of Windows... Nah.
zoggy1 Chorizo Level: 28 Posts: 12/151 EXP: 126576 For next: 4764 Since: 1.3.02 From: Silicon Valley, California Since last post: 3579 days Last activity: 3172 days # 10 Posted on 18.3.02 1958.54 Reposted on: 18.3.09 1959.01 hmm..acrobat does have File/Preferences/General...maybe one of those will work. I know it loads OK on Acrobat Reader 4
CRZ Big Brother Administrator Level: 214 Posts: 545/16369 EXP: 144117783 For next: 1607637 Since: 9.12.01 From: ミネアポリス Since last post: 14 hours Last activity: 3 hours # 11 Posted on 19.3.02 1842.23 Reposted on: 19.3.09 1842.23 Why not just get the Acrobat reader? That's what I use on my UNIX box...
tarnish Frankfurter Level: 60 Posts: 23/859 EXP: 1720456 For next: 52332 Since: 13.2.02 From: Back in the Heart of Hali Since last post: 535 days Last activity: 11 hours
Y!: # 12 Posted on 20.3.02 1014.22 Reposted on: 20.3.09 1020.21 It looks more like a font issue to me. Under acroread, check out File->Document Info->Fonts. The little dialog box says that all the fonts there are TrueType fonts with a Windows encoding. So not only is Acrobat Reader probably a good idea, you'll also want to truss yer gear up to use TrueType fonts. Assuming you're using XFree86 4.x, this shouldn't be a problem, as there's a TrueType font server (i.e. Freetype) built right in...all you need to do is get the basic Windows fonts from a nearby Windows box (there are several ways to do this), configure them for X, add them to your fontpath, and go. /t
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