Re: Visio to Word

Subject: Re: Visio to Word
From: Tony Chung <tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca>
To: "McLauchlan, Kevin" <Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 28 May 2012 13:08:37 -0700

EPS files in Word, exported to PDF, usually look great in Adobe reader.

-Tony



On 2012-05-28, at 8:51 AM, "McLauchlan, Kevin"
<Kevin -dot- McLauchlan -at- safenet-inc -dot- com> wrote:

> When you say "Onscreen" below, do you really mean "onscreen",
> or do you mean "onscreen in Word". If it also renders badly
> in the PDF output, that's not so good. Actual print-on-paper
> is the least of my worries.
>
> I'd expect the Whitepaper PDF to be printed only a fraction
> of the time. The rest of the time it would be viewed by our
> own personnel trying to come up to speed on the new products,
> and by our [prospective] customers, on their tablets or laptops
> as ... wait for it .... an _onscreen_ PDF document.
>
> Eventually, when it settles down, it'll be on our external
> website as a viewable/downloadable PDF.
>
>
> Only occasionally would I hand out the Word version of the doc,
> for a trainer or PLM or senior Sales-Eng to tweak.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Tony Chung [mailto:tonyc -at- tonychung -dot- ca]
>> Sent: May-28-12 11:36 AM
>> To: McLauchlan, Kevin
>> Cc: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>> Subject: Re: Visio to Word
>>
>> Further to what Fred said: When in a Windows environment, Word embeds
>> Visio objects perfectly. If the recipient has Visio, the object can be
>> edited or opened. If the recipient doesn't, the recipient can still
>> view the preview image, but can't edit it.
>>
>> OTOH, PDFs embed perfectly into Mac:Word, as OS X supports PDF
>> natively.
>>
>> Before embedding actual objects, I used to link to EPS files. As long
>> as I exported as a PDF, the graphic quality was retained. Onscreen the
>> images looked like crap, because the EPS file displayed the low res
>> image header
>>
>> Cheers,
>> -Tony
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References:
Visio to Word: From: McLauchlan, Kevin
RE: Visio to Word: From: Fred Ridder
Re: Visio to Word: From: Tony Chung
RE: Visio to Word: From: McLauchlan, Kevin

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