Re[2]: .jpg Image Files

Subject: Re[2]: .jpg Image Files
From: "Walker, Arlen P" <Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 8 Aug 1997 08:33:11 -0500

Word 6.0 (Windows 3.1) doesn't appear to allow importation of .gifs
or .jpegs.
Am I missing something?

You might need version 6.0.c, which is a free upgrade from 6.0. Or,
alternatively, you may have purchased your machine from Gateway 2000 with
Office pre-installed. I've yet to run into one of Gateway's factory
installations of Office which was done correctly (out of a working sample
of 50-75). They always have the PICT, and usually the GIF, EPS and TIFF
import filters screwed up. (The filters are in the "MSAPPS" directory;
"gifimp.flt," for example. If you can find someone else with the correct
filters, it's easy to find which of yours are corrupted; the bad ones are
almost exactly half the size of the good ones.)

I find them quickly, because whenever I pass someone a doc and they can't
read it, it's always the Mac's fault. They never believe me about the
filters until I show them how the correct ones work. Then it's still the
Mac's fault that the PC's filters are improperly installed. Go figure.

Have fun,
Chief Managing Director In Charge, Department of Redundancy Department
DNRC 224

Arlen -dot- P -dot- Walker -at- JCI -dot- Com
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