RE: Format of graphics in Word documents

Subject: RE: Format of graphics in Word documents
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riverainmedical -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 2008 14:57:13 -0400

We've always been happy with graphic quality and file size when
embedding PNGs for screen captures and JPGs for photographs. This
includes Word 2003 (and earlier) documents that are printed to PDF

> Where I work, we actually insert graphics into our
> documents, rather than linking them. We been told to
> save graphics as GIF files rather than BMP files to
> keep the Word documents from getting too big. But
> does it really make a difference? I thought Word
> converted a graphic into its own proprietary format
> within a document, and that that format was the same
> regardless of the format of the original graphic. Is
> that so?

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