homepage Welcome to WebmasterWorld Guest from 54.196.198.213
register, free tools, login, search, subscribe, help, library, announcements, recent posts, open posts,
Subscribe to WebmasterWorld
Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / Site Graphics and Multimedia Design
Forum Library, Charter, Moderator: open

Site Graphics and Multimedia Design Forum

    
flyer download
best way to setup a flyer download
evo81




msg:853555
 1:55 pm on Jun 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

Hey people,

Someone has sent me a flyer to put on a website as a download. It is in jpg format. Is it simply a matter of placing a link to the file and let the browser open it so they can print it?

Is there a better wat to setup a download of this flyer? pdf?

Any help much appreciated

Thanks

 

jonrichd




msg:853556
 11:24 pm on Jun 1, 2006 (gmt 0)

I would think that a PDF format document would be the better choice if the goal is to have people print the flyer. The PDF format lends itself better to printing on printers with different resolutions so that it fills up the page. Since jpg is a raster format, the resolution is determined when the document is saved, and may print in different sizes depending on the printer.

Typically, the jpg file size will be larger than the PDF.

I think people are now pretty used to opening PDF files. While I wouldn't recommend them to replace HTML pages that are meant to be browsed, they are great for things that ultimately will be printed.

If the person that sent you the flyer doesn't have a PDF converter, I believe Adobe offers it over the web.

mariolosek




msg:853557
 12:02 pm on Jun 11, 2006 (gmt 0)

I agree with jonrichd. PDF is much better than jpg. It is much more convenient for printing and downloading

Global Options:
 top home search open messages active posts  
 

Home / Forums Index / Code, Content, and Presentation / Site Graphics and Multimedia Design
rss feed

All trademarks and copyrights held by respective owners. Member comments are owned by the poster.
Terms of Service ¦ Privacy Policy ¦ Report Problem ¦ About
© Webmaster World 1996-2014 all rights reserved