Re: MS Word & BMP's

Subject: Re: MS Word & BMP's
From: Matt Ion <mion -at- NEXTLEVEL -dot- COM>
Date: Sat, 14 Oct 1995 21:07:52 PDT

On Sat, 14 Oct 1995 23:29:25 -0400 you wrote:

>Got a user's manual am just finishing for draft delivery Mon. Has about 30
>..bmp's of screen captures in it and currently runs about 13 Mb. Sat around
>3-4 hrs Fri WIATING for Word to do things like tweak margins/header location,
>saving, etc. Am using a 90 Mhz Pentium with 16 Mb RAM!

Welcome to the wonderful world of Windows. "Hurry up and wait" is Microsoft's
second-favourite slogan (right after, "If you can't make it good, make it LOOK
good." :-)

>What's the best way of incorporating the .bmp's that won't bog down the

Try using a smaller image format... GIFs should be substantially smaller with
little or no loss of quality. Compressed TIFs should work as well, with
slightly less space savings.

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