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A Standards Solution to Your Graphics Problems

  • Mark G. Rawlins
Conference paper

Abstract

Imagine the following scenario. Your department has had a new desktop computer for several weeks now, and you have mastered the word processing software so that you are able to generate a perfect letter in less time and with less effort than it used to take to type it. Having revised an important proposal that absolutely has to get to the airport counter by 6:00 p.m., you feel that it just doesn’t create the impact you want it to. What your proposal needs is graphics! But how do you add illustrations at 3:00 p.m. on Friday afternoon.

Keywords

Computer Graphic Color Index International Standard Organization Error Indicator Device Driver 
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© Springer-Verlag Tokyo 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mark G. Rawlins
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  1. 1.Graphic Software Systems, IncorporatedWilsonvilleUSA

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