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Subject:Re: Graphics for both PC and Mac From:Max Wyss <prodok -at- PRODOK -dot- CH> Date:Fri, 27 Mar 1998 01:56:00 +0100
For vector graphics use EPS, for bitmaps use TIFF.
In general, do not use any platform specific formats, such as PICT or WMF.
Hope, this can help.
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>My department uses both Maintosh and PC. We find that our graphics are not
>sharable between the two types of computer. Is there a standard or method
>that would give us good graphics from the same file in both Mac and PC?
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