Paste Special, picture (enhanced metafile) Problem in Word 2003



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Paste Special, picture (enhanced metafile) Problem in Word 2003

Postby Um95IFNwcnVuZ2Vy » Wed, 28 Nov 2007 00:56:04 GMT

Is there anything I can do to control the font & point size of my paste 
special text?

Each time I select, copy & paste special, picture (enhanced metafile), the 
font/point sizes change.  The source is a combination of text and images.  I 
want to paste them into another file as a single image.  But when I do, the 
text changes point sizes.

I have tried changing the source font point size in anticipation, but Word 
seems to ignore my settings.


Re: Paste Special, picture (enhanced metafile) Problem in Word 2003

Postby CyberTaz » Wed, 28 Nov 2007 07:45:11 GMT

For all intents & [practical] purposes the answer is No - Word isn't a 
graphics editor & once you paste as picture the text is no longer text. The 
conversion isn't something over which you have any control.

What you're trying to do needs to be done in a decent graphics app which 
provides the tools to combine text & graphics effectively. Then save the 
work as a PNG, JPEG (or other suitable format) - preferably at the correct 
resolution & print dimensions - and use Word's Insert> Picture> From File 
command (wording may vary depending on Word version which you didn't 
mention) to add the graphic to your doc.
HTH |:>)
Bob Jones
[MVP] Office:Mac

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