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Britt Griswold <[log in to unmask]>
Fri, 5 Dec 1997 14:34:35 -0500
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>Hello All
>I have files created in Illustrator 7 on the Mac. One of the professors
>here wants to transfer them to his "Powerpoint" program on the PC. All the
>files open fine when using powerpoint on the MAC. However, even though I
>saved all the files as PC EPS files, they will not open at all using
>powerpoint on his IBM machine. Any Suggestions?
>John Megahan
>University of Michigan
>Museum of Zoology

The Experience we have had is: no success with EPS to the PC Powerpoint.
We converted to Photoshop BMPs or TIFs and they did work that way.  This of
course means no clipping paths and floating objects without backgrounds.

If your client has Visio or CorelDraw he can open the Illustrator file
(older Format probably) and Copy/Paste into PC PowerPoint.  That means PC
PowerPoint takes Windows Meta File Format, I think.  Illustrator 7 Has a
WMF export, But I understand it stinks.  But give it a try.


Britt Griswold
Graphics And Publications
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