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Re: Right-click'd BMP vs. exported BMP

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  • Subject: [mg39952] Re: Right-click'd BMP vs. exported BMP
  • From: Bill Rowe <listuser at>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 03:00:59 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

On 3/12/03 at 2:28 AM, lwalker701 at (Lawrence A. Walker
Jr.) wrote:

>I am running v. 4.2.  I like the way the graphics that I right-click'd
>and copied as bitmap appear in my Word documents.  However, I have a
>bunch of graphics that I needed copied that right-clicking gets to be

>But when I tried using the Export function, the bitmap graphic looks
>grainy and choppy when I imported the graphic into Word.  Also, the
>exported graphic file size seems to be noticeably large.

>Does anyone know how I can make the exported bitmap graphics look the
>same way as the right-click'd bitmap graphic.

Export the graphic in theMicrosoft windows metafile format. Microsoft apps such as Word and PowerPoint have no problem importing this format. Since this format isn't a bit mapped format, the graphic will be re-sizable in the Microsoft app without the grainy, choppy appearance.

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