Re: Graphics on screen vs. reality in Word 97

Subject: Re: Graphics on screen vs. reality in Word 97
From: Jason Willebeek-LeMair <jlemair -at- ITEXCHSRV2 -dot- PHX -dot- MCD -dot- MOT -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 14 Aug 1997 13:48:55 -0700

I was in the same situation at one time. We solved it by using the
mouse WingDing (or was it a DingBat) character instead of the graphic.
Since it was a font and not a graphic, it appeared quite nicely. (We
used the keyboard WinDing/DingBat for 'type').

Jason



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>From: Scott Cover
>Reply To: COVER_SCOTT_L -at- CAT -dot- COM
>Sent: Thursday, August 14, 1997 7:43 PM
>To: TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU
>Subject: Graphics on screen vs. reality in Word 97
>
> First off, let me thank everyone who responded to my questions on
> corruption in Word master documents, I abandoned that approach after
> hearing very little good about it. Now for the next problem.
>
> I am working on a document that is graphics heavy. In place of "Click
> the Reset button..." it has been decided that Click (graphic of
> button) will be used. While it is a minor nightmare resizing and
> wrapping, I can deal with that. The problem I am having is when I try
> to see that what I have done looks right.
>
> Word, in page-layout view skews things all over the place, but when I
> look at it in print preview, it is fine. Is there a way to refresh
> the view to show changes or some other way to see if what I have done
> works without having to flip back and forth to print preview?
>
> I saw a couple posts that critisized Word's WYSIWYG, but is there a
> solution?
>
> Thanks again for the help,
>
> Scott Cover
> Technical Writer at Caterpillar
> Cover_Scott_L -at- cat -dot- com
>
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