Re: Word graphics unclear in FrameMaker?

Subject: Re: Word graphics unclear in FrameMaker?
From: "Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
To: <benzis -at- gmail -dot- com>, "Geoff Hart" <ghart -at- videotron -dot- ca>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 11:05:53 -0800

Word actually has a pretty good graphics algorithm, it's
the cross-application transfer that is wonky (Frame has
similar issues with graphics that are created in its
drawing tool or embedded instead of being imported by
reference). If you have MS Visio, copy/paste the
graphics from Word to Visio (Visio and other MS office
applications use the same graphics algorithm as Word),
then save out of Visio as bmp or wmf. If you don't have
Visio, use Acrobat to pdf the Word page the graphic
is on at the highest resolution setting (1200dpi), then
export the image from the pdf in Acrobat as tiff.

Gene Kim-Eng


----- Original Message -----
From: <benzis -at- gmail -dot- com>
> Thanks Geoff, but there aren't any original graphics files: the graphics are
> screen captures taken from applications. I tried saving the Word as HTML and
> using the resulting graphics files -- but the files are really small
> (5-15KB) with pretty bad resolution. I guess I'm left with having to go
> through the application and retake all the screens....

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References:
Word graphics unclear in FrameMaker: From: benzis
Word graphics unclear in FrameMaker?: From: Geoff Hart
Re: Word graphics unclear in FrameMaker?: From: benzis

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