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Re: Copying figures to MS Word

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  • Subject: [mg3723] Re: Copying figures to MS Word
  • From: pehowland at (Paul E Howland)
  • Date: Thu, 11 Apr 1996 02:51:45 -0400
  • Organization: LSC2 Division, Defence Research Agency
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In article <4jvrvn$nt1 at>, Jerry Bukley <jwbukley at> writes:
|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.

I frequently get good plots using Word 6.0 and Mathematica 2.2.  Simply
cut and paste between applications, by selecting the Mma cell of interest,
pressing Ctrl-C, then go into your Word document and press Ctrl-V to paste.

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