RE: Insert PUB in DOCX?

Subject: RE: Insert PUB in DOCX?
From: "Al Geist" <al -at- geistarts -dot- com>
To: <salt -dot- morton -at- gmail -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>, "'Word-Pc List'" <WORD-PC -at- liverpool -dot- ac -dot- uk>
Date: Thu, 10 Apr 2014 09:18:16 -0400

I just did a copy and paste from a Publisher 2010 document into a Word 2010
file with no degradation of the text. The test source file did not have any
images and the styles were set pretty close to the same as the Word
document. I also tried the "Insert=>Object" and PDF options with the same
results Chris experienced.

When I tried the "Paste as HTML" option, it pasted the text box into the
Word document. When I tried the other options (Paste as Unformatted or RTF)
is seemed that RTF worked the best and picked up the styles of the Word
document.

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Chris Morton
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Subject: Insert PUB in DOCX?

I'm creating a somewhat lengthy DOCX file using Word 2013. I'm needing to
insert several full-page M$ Publisher files, one per page.

Selecting *Insert* > *Object* > *From File* results in the PUB file being
inserted as an icon (even with the *Display as icon* box unchecked) , so
that's no good.

So...I've tried *Save as* PDF and inserting that. This works, but the PDF
resolution is awful, such that the text is pretty illegible, at least
onscreen.

So... I've then tried opening the PDF in Acrobat Pro XI and choosing *Save
as other*, experimenting with Word, TIFF, PNG... Of these, the converted
DOCX file looks the best, but the conversion isn't perfect any further
manipulation in my master document is fruitless.



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