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Jaynie Martz <[log in to unmask]>
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Thu, 22 Oct 1998 10:30:14 -0400
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>I assume PowerPoint takes PICT files... so you could rasterize the
>Illustrator document (in Photoshop) and then save as a PICT file to bring
>into Powerpoint.

Hi Karen.........we tried this. PPT could not open the file.
>Jaynie also commented about problems bringing images into Powerpoint. The
>whole idea is that you need to optimize the image *for* the application. If
>you bring a 300 dpi 24-bit image into Powerpoint, Powerpoint is going to do
>the translation. But if *you* optimize within Photoshop... i.e., 72 dpi and
>8-bit, then chances are your image will not look as rough.

Yes, this was my thinking too.......tried this first thing but no go. PPT
still puts the imported image through some kind of conversion shredder.
And the only scaling tool I could find only allowed for either horizontal
or vertical 'stretching' but not both proportional
scaling was not an option.   Jaynie