Subject: Re: HELP!
From: Roger Mallett <roger -at- CSICAL -dot- COM>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 1998 14:53:33 -0700

Just a guess, but sounds like "Float over text" may be checked, on the
"Insert Picture" dialog box.

Uncheck, and (for the purposes of automatically updating your doc)
ensure "Link to file" is checked.

>From: Tracey Moore[SMTP:traceym -at- APPLIEDMAPPING -dot- COM]
>Sent: Monday, April 27, 1998 2:52 PM
>Subject: HELP!
>Here's my situation:
>I have to write a draft (Beta) users guide in three weeks.=20
>We use Word 97. (I'm new--three months old). Our application is VERY =
>graphic and so the users guides contain lots of screen scrapes. I have
>written two guides so far in Word 97, and it's been a nightmare. The =
>graphics don't stay locked in place. If you insert too much text before
>the image, Word 97 throws off the graphics willy-nilly, sometimes as
>far =
>as two pages away. I don't remember having this problem with 6.0.
>I have Pagemaker and Framemaker. Problem is: I don't know these
>software =
>packages. Does anyone have any comments regarding this situation. (I am
>an experienced Quark Xpress and Publisher user.)
>I need a program that provides graphic stability like a desktop =
>publisher, but the flow of Word. The worst part is I need to be able to
>learn the software quickly! No text boxes--I don't want to be moving =
>those babies around!
>Comments regarding the Word 97 graphic issue? Anyone else out there =
>experienced this? Should I use 6.0 instead?
>Is Pagemaker or Framemaker my answer? Are they easy enough to learn to
>be able to produce a 50-75 page document loaded with graphics in three
>weeks? (Being able to use the book feature of Pagemaker isn't =
>necessary--our guide is single-sided, GBC bound, one-color, printed
>from =
>the HP laserjet--not a high-end piece.)
>Thanks in advance for your help.
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