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Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>"
> Tesla list wrote:
> > Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz
> <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
> > By the way, I haven't figured out how to save graphics from
> > Word in .gif or .jpg format, but sure it can be done.
> Nope.. can't easily save in generic formats, just MS .bmp or MS .wmf.
> You can probably cut and paste into another program that will allow you
> to save in some sort of standard format. MS PhotoEditor and/or MS
> Imaging might allow you to do this.
I have used PhotoEditor, but thought I was doing it the hard way and
that there must be some better way. On the Mac I have several good ways
to do it.
There are also aftermarket add-ons
> for MS products that allow you to do other formats.
> However, there is one trick that you might find useful. Get your
> document into MSWord. Then, do a "save as HTML". It will convert all the
> graphics in your document into www compatible graphics (.gif, normally)
> named in some cryptic (but decipherable) way. You can then rename the
> .gif and do what you will.
> The same works for powerpoint, but not as well.
> Personally, I use VISIO (now owned by MS, as I recall) for all my
> diagram drawing
Thanks for the tip on html. Will give it a try.