That is the same terminology I use as well -- image-based versus text-based. I find that works most times because people can visually see if something looks like a scanned image.
On Apr 28, 2011, at 12:27 PM, Joe Atzberger wrote:
> I would just say image-based or text-based. Sorry if you wanted something
> more hifalutin.
> There is another level of granularity though, inasmuch as you can publish a
> text-based PDF that attempts to prevent copy/paste. Like websites with
> Reader not to enable that feature.
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 12:21 PM, don warner saklad <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
>> What's the descriptive technical terminology information professionals
>> use to distinguish the kind of pdf that can't be used with cut paste,
>> an image of the page of an article versus the format in pdf where it's
>> not an image of a page and can be used with the cut paste
>> mechanism?... What is the first example called properly in the
>> information technology industry technical terms?... What's the second
>> example called in the descriptive technical language?
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