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On 01/04/2008, McLauchlan, Kevin <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:
> Naturally, it is the company-supplied page-background graphic that is
> the culprit.
A background graphic that is a whole page? Not a good idea. Even if it
is mostly white, Word cannot assume that and so has to render the
whole thing every time you scroll up or down.
If it is mostly white, dig out a graphics app and remove those parts
of it that are white, and leave yourself with one or more individual
graphics. My favoured app for doing this (if the graphics are vector
rather than bitmap) is the PC version of Illustrator. When the graphic
has been suitably cut down, export it from Illustrator as an EMF and
then import it into the Word document. (Last time I checked the EMF
export of the Mac version of Illustrator was absolutely dire. It might
have improved in the latest version).
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