MathGroup Archive 1996

[Date Index] [Thread Index] [Author Index]

Search the Archive

Re: Copying figures to MS Word

  • To: mathgroup at
  • Subject: [mg3698] Re: Copying figures to MS Word
  • From: Harald Berndt <haraldb at>
  • Date: Mon, 8 Apr 1996 02:05:45 -0400
  • Organization: University of California Forest Prodcts Lab
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at

Jerry Bukley wrote:
> I have tried using WMF, BMP and EPS to export figures to a Microsoft
> Word document for a report.  They have all yielded very low quality
> images that aren't suitable for publication.  The WMF and BMP versions
> have jagged graphics and distorted text.  The EPS scaling is screwed up
> and unusable.  Is their any way to copy the figures that will yield a
> figure of the same quality as can be printed from Mathematica directly?
> I am using Word 7.0 and Mathematica 2.2, both for Microsoft Windows.

It's been a long time since I've done it, but for whatever it's worth: 
WMF always worked fine! When you mention "jaggies", are you referring 
to the screen image or the printout (through Win with the proper 
driver)? How do you do the export? Could there be a problem/missing 

Harald Berndt,                                University of California
Research Specialist                         Forest Products Laboratory

Phone:	510-215-4224                                FAX:			510-215-4299


  • Prev by Date: Re: matrix algebra
  • Next by Date: Windows 95 Problems
  • Previous by thread: Re: Copying figures to MS Word
  • Next by thread: Re: Copying figures to MS Word