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Re: Re: Porting graphics to MicroSoft Point, with quality - no

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  • Subject: [mg39524] Re: [mg39492] Re: Porting graphics to MicroSoft Point, with quality - no
  • From: Gerry Flanagan <flanagan at materials-sciences.com>
  • Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2003 04:08:06 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <b2ib8s$pvi$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Try using the Export command, and explicitly setting the
resolution. This creates a file that you bring into PowerPoint. I
frequently export as an eps file, then use an eps viewer (Ghostview) to
create a bitmap with the resolution I need for a particular presentation.
Copy as metafile (for windows) is sometimes successful and
full-resolution, but there are sometimes glitches with fonts and other
details.

Gerry F.

At 04:42 AM 2/19/2003 -0500, Marc Heusser wrote:
In article
b2ib8s$pvi$1 at smc.vnet.net,
liu at vtaix.cc.vt.edu (Xiangdong Liu) wrote:

 I plot 2D and 3D graphics that have many details. 

 But if I copy and paste the Mathematica graphics to PowerPoint, the
 graphics look not even as good as in Mathematica. And when I print the
 PowerPoint document on the same 600 dpi printer, the graphics look just
 as bad as in PowerPoint. I tried Paste and all options under Paste
 Special None achieves as good quality as I see with printing directly
 from within Mathematica.
 I remember having the same problems in earlier versions of PowerPoint.
 At that time at least the issue was that PowerPoint had a minimum line
 thickness! It had nothing to do with the originating programme.
 Hope that helps (if only to know it does not work. 
 Marc

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