I agree with you guys, but the client of the moment is using a
home-grown conversion program to generate HTML that requires GIFs or
PNGs. So I've been using them more than (my preference too) PNGs.


Art Campbell
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On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 4:26 PM, Fred Ridder <docudoc at hotmail.com> wrote:
> Art Campbell wrote:
>> Yeah, I was including PDF as a viable graphic format to use to replace
>> the OLE, just didn't call it out.
>> However, PNG has been working really well from Visio 2007. So far. ;- )
> But it seems a shame to convert a vector graphic to a raster image
> unless one of the deliverables will be HTML.
> PDF retains the vector properties of the original and is highly portable.
> If portability is not an issue and everyone is careful to only use
> universally available fonts (since the file format embeds only the font
> *name* and not the font itself), WMF works well for Visio graphics
> in my experience.
> -Fred Ridder

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