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Illustrator is a vector package. Thus, the real original exists as an
JPEG was a conversion. JPEG is lossy. Try exporting from Illustrator to GIF
for a non-lossy solution. I'm not sure what advantage BMP has over GIF . . .
do you need the extra colors BMP supports (24-bit versus 8-bit)? Word will
handle a GIF just fine.
What format did you ask your artist to deliver?
When you convert a vector image to bitmap such jaggies usually occur. Have
you considered creating the logo in two formats: one for print and one for
online? GIF and Illustrator, for example?
Using any anti-aliasing feature during the conversion should help. After the
conversion, though, I believe you are stuck with editing the bitmap as a
source. Go back to the vector image and see if you can tweak the export any.
sean -at- quodata -dot- com
From: Jan Janes [SMTP:jan_janes -at- cmsinc -dot- com]
The graphic artist for our company recently created a new product
Illustrator. She created it in .jpg format, intending to use it on
site. She converted it to .bmp and .wpg format so I could put it
printed documentation (Word97), but the resolution is
jagged. Any ideas why this is and how to correct it?