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Subject:Re: The word on Word From:"Barbara A. Tokay" <batokay -at- IX -dot- NETCOM -dot- COM> Date:Thu, 4 Feb 1999 08:49:58 -0500
Linking graphics has drawbacks of its own--especially if changes are made in
the graphics. This process can bring a computer system--even a Pentium II with
lots of RAM--to its knees very easily. This is another example of being
Microstuft--even Microsoft programs don't work and play well together.
Shawn Wilson wrote:
> >Graphics can be a problem if the graphics files you are inserting
> are very
> >large. A competent graphic artist should be able to help you
> reduce those
> >If your computer is not a Pentium II system with lots of RAM, you
> >should probably edit the Word files in Normal mode, perhaps even
> >picture placeholders to view during the edit.
> >Also, keep chapter files to 30 pages or fewer if you can,
> >especially if you have lots of graphics.
> Doesn't anyone else put the graphics in separate files and link them into
> the main document? You have more files to deal with, but they're all
> smaller, so you don't have the problems caused by a very big file.
> Shawn Wilson
> Technical Writer
> Integrated Decision Systems
> 310-478-4015 x289
> Shawn -dot- Wilson -at- idsnet -dot- com
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