Vector images?

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at
Wed Oct 21 11:02:52 EDT 2015

Oh wait, you said that. :-)

Bob S

On Oct 21, 2015, at 08:02 , Bob Sneidar <bobsneidar at<mailto:bobsneidar at>> wrote:

Not to put too fine a point on it, but the Adobe products also used the previews to make rendering large documents more efficient. You could choose to render each time or use the preview, kind of like a cache. That was back in the day when the horsepower for rendering was much less than it is today. I'm not sure how they go about it now.

The real problem with Postscript is and always has been, licensing. It's expensive. I doubt you could convince Adobe to allow you to include a postscript rendering engine in LC for free.

Bob S

On Oct 21, 2015, at 07:51 , Mark Waddingham <mark at<mailto:mark at>> wrote:

The 'preview' thumbnails in EPS was more (I believe) so that they could be dropped into applications such as DTP programs and you could see what your EPS file would look like without the DTP program itself having to have a full PostScript interpreter (which have always been quite large and expensive to license).

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