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Microsoft Word -> PICT

Heikki Lehvaslaiho Heikki.Lehvaslaiho at Helsinki.FI
Mon Mar 28 00:47:29 EST 1994

In article <9403251855.AA18164 at pines2.ljcrf.edu> Helge Weissig,
helgew at LJCRF.EDU writes:
>         what is a good method (actually "one" would be a big advance
> already) to convert a Microsoft Word document (e.g. a table) to a PICT
> format (or TIFF, doesn't matter). Saving the file as "Interchange Format
> (RTF)" makes it recognizable for Canvas, but that little s**** comes
> with "Not a valid PostScript format".

In the Edit menu of MS Word there is a command 'Copy as Picture'
(CMND-OPT-D). It copies the selection to the Clipboard in PICT format. Do
not forget to hide paragraph marks (CMND-J) before copying.

This command is available already in the version 4 (and probably 3) of MS
Word, but only as a command key combination unless you add it by yourself
into the menu (by using the 'Commands' command).



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