I could but..

Valerie Sutton signwriting at MAC.COM
Mon Oct 29 18:37:47 UTC 2007

On Oct 29, 2007, at 10:11 AM, Gagnon et Thibeault wrote:
> It seems that the DocumentMaker (PDF document) is only white on black, 
> not black on white.  Microsoft Word can be both white on black and 
> black on white.  I dislike PDF document because it is not easy to read 
> white on black for me.  If I copy and paste it into Microsoft Word, 
> this document is always white on black.

Hi Andre -
I believe you are talking about reversing the screen when you are 
reading? Because the document is definitely black on white for sighted 
people looking at the PDF...

So I do not know what you mean...I am sorry I am so uneducated to Blind 
screen issues...I know on the Mac you have a lot of flexibility how you 
view the screen and it is not based on PDF versus Microsoft Word...the 
whole computer can change to many different view formats no matter what 
software you are using...too bad you have limitations on your 

If I download the first document on this web page:


download John Chapters 1-3...that document is dark ink on white paper 
for sighted people...

I have to use PDF because the software DocumentMaker can only save a 
file in either FileMaker or PDF formats...those are the only two 
choices we have. There is special programming we would have to do to 
save to Microsoft Word and I do not have the funds right now to invest 
in that, because PDF is the world standard....I personally prefer PDF 
to Word any day!!

I can ask Adobe, who makes the PDF format, if there are ways to get 
more features for you -

Val ;-)


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