Re: Copying embedded graphics from Word via pasteboard

Subject: Re: Copying embedded graphics from Word via pasteboard
From: John Posada <jposada01 -at- yahoo -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2001 08:46:07 -0700 (PDT)

Why not save all that labor for something consructive.

To save the graphics, take your Word document annd convert to HTML.
During the conversion, it will batch export all the graphics to gifs.
Granted, you'll probably want to rename them to something more
descriptive, but you have to do that anyway.

Am I missing something?

--- kcronin -at- daleen -dot- com wrote:
> > People routinely supply me with Word 97 docs. which have embedded
> > graphics (screen shots) in them.
> > I am trying to get the graphics out of Word by copying to the
> > pasteboard, then saving them as a graphics file.
> I've sometimes resorted to this rather laborious technique:

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