Hi Jeremy,

We are converting some word docs to FM.  The graphics files are embedded in
word and we have no idea what the original tool was to create the graphics.
When we import the word doc into FM, the MS2007 filter in FM does a good
job.  It creates frames and places the same embedded graphics in the frames.
Does FM know at this point what the original graphics file format is and
will Mif2Go extract the graphics to the original file format?  Or am I
wishing for too much.

Thanks lots,
Diane
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From: framers-boun...@lists.frameusers.com
[mailto:framers-bounces at lists.frameusers.com]On Behalf Of Jeremy H.
Griffith
Sent: Thursday, December 25, 2008 8:08 PM
To: framers at lists.frameusers.com
Subject: Re: Graphics Fundamentals


On Wed, 24 Dec 2008 19:15:24 -0500, Jack DeLand <jdeland1 at comcast.net>
wrote:

>They may be .eps, but they are copied and pasted into the files, not
>linked, so I can't open them, or at least don't know how to. There is no
>graphics subdirectory or other file location. Ideas?

You can always get embedded graphics out of Frame and into
files of their *original* type with Mif2Go; the free demo
version will do that for you:
  http://www.omsys.com/dcl/download.htm

Detailed instructions are in the User's Guide, par. 29.2.3,
"Exporting and converting embedded graphics".  The graphics
will not have their original names, because Frame discarded
those on import.  (Word does better; it keeps them. ;-)
But they *will* be in the original format, most likely EPS
in your case, and the process is very fast and automatic;
you can do a full book at once.

HTH!

-- Jeremy H. Griffith, at Omni Systems Inc.
  <jeremy at omsys.com>  http://www.omsys.com/
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