Subject: Re: HELP!
From: Roger Mallett <roger -at- CSICAL -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 1998 13:55:47 -0700

Actually, linking the graphics to the source file and not embedding them
will also keep the file size down (but you do have to manage the
location of the source graphics).

Roger Mallett

>From: Sella Rush[SMTP:SellaR -at- APPTECHSYS -dot- COM]
>Sent: Tuesday, April 28, 1998 1:48 PM
>Subject: Re: HELP!
>Hey Tracey--
>I end up doing most of my documentation in Word, with plenty of screen
>captures. First--like everyone said, uncheck the "float over text box"
>or anchor your graphics.
>But more important, I don't put my graphics in until the bitter end,
>when I've done all the writing, all the text formating, everything.
>Then I go back and add the graphics. It makes the file much smaller
>easier to manage, I'm not constantly waiting for the monitor to display
>the graphics.
>For graphics-heavy documents, there is a significant disadvantage in
>Word 6, which stored all graphics as metafiles and inflated the
>file size tremendously. Word 97 handles graphics much more
>Sella Rush
>mailto:sellar -at- apptechsys -dot- com
>Applied Technical Systems, Inc. (ATS)
>Bremerton, Washington USA
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