RE: Images in Word Doc Not Displayed When Viewed on a Mac

Subject: RE: Images in Word Doc Not Displayed When Viewed on a Mac
From: "Combs, Richard" <richard -dot- combs -at- Polycom -dot- com>
To: Ron Hearn <rhearn -at- central1 -dot- com>, "techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 17 Dec 2012 12:16:24 -0800

Ron Hearn wrote:

> I create my docs in Word 2010 on a PC. When someone using a Mac opens
> one of my word files, the text is all there, but the images are blank.
> The work-around for this is to send the Word file as a PDF as the
> images are displayed when the PDF is opened on a Mac. Has anyone else
> encountered this issue and have a solution other than the PDF one? It
> seems to me to be some sort of incompatibility between Word documents
> created on a PC and a Mac.

What's the file format of the images? The Mac may not understand Windows-specific formats like Windows Metafile (.wmf) or Enhanced Metafile (.emf).

Richard G. Combs
Senior Technical Writer
Polycom, Inc.
richardDOTcombs AT polycomDOTcom
303-223-5111
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303-903-6372
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