RE: extracting Word embedded images

Subject: RE: extracting Word embedded images
From: "Pinkham, Jim" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>
To: <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:03:40 -0500

You're welcome! It's come in very handy a few times.

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Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 4:00 PM
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Subject: Re: extracting Word embedded images

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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> voith -dot- com -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com] On Behalf Of Robert Lauriston
> Sent: Monday, August 10, 2009 3:27 PM
> To: TECHWR-L Writing
> 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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References:
extracting Word embedded images: From: Robert Lauriston
RE: extracting Word embedded images: From: Pinkham, Jim
Re: extracting Word embedded images: From: Chris Morton

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