Re: extracting Word embedded images

Subject: Re: extracting Word embedded images
From: Chris Morton <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 14:00:00 -0700

Excellent resource, Jim. Thanks for posting!

> Chris

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 1:42 PM, Pinkham, Jim <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com> wrote:

> I've found this a helpful resource in times past:
>
> http://graphicssoft.about.com/od/aboutgraphics/ss/extractword.htm
>
> Jim
>
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> Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 3:27 PM
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> Subject: extracting Word embedded images
>
> What are the options for converting images embedded in a Word 2007 doc
> (created by pasting a Print Screen capture) to bitmaps in the original
> screen resolution for use in FrameMaker or whatever?
>
> Saving the Word doc as HTML creates a full-resolution PNG file for each
> image. The file names are just numbered sequentially (image001.png
> etc.), which isn't ideal for a long document with lots of images.
>
> If I copy and paste into Paint, PhotoShop, or PhotoScape, I get a
> reduced-resolution image with munged and unreadable text. Same if copy,
> open Clipoard Viewer, and select a bitmap format.
>
> I can paste the unconverted WMF into FrameMaker, and it's fine on screen
> and in PDF output, but when I generate HTML with MIF2Go I get the same
> reduced-resolution bitmap.
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extracting Word embedded images: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: extracting Word embedded images: From: Pinkham, Jim

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