>On Tue, 23 Mar 2010 08:41:09 +0100, Tokes Abel wrote:
>> From the behavior of these documents I got to the conclusion that
>> Word stores all bitmap pictures in a jpg format. This is independent
>> from the source of the picture (whether it was inserted as a picture
>> file or just pasted from the clipboard.) So, every time I save the
>> document, more and more jpeg errors are produced in all pictures.
>This is not true, or at least not true in just any case.
>Look at the these two snapshots
>The png_test_word_to_paint.png is the result of this:
>I opened a blank Word document (Office 2003)
>I dragged the file test.png onto it
>I saved the document without closing
>I wrote something
>I closed the document with save
>I opened the document and wrote something
>I closed the document with save
>I opened the document
>I copied the image in clipboard
>I opened Paint and pasted the clipboard there
>I saved the image from Paint as .png
>Ok, the saved image has fewer colors (so it is no longer the perfect
>original), but as it looks it has *never* been in JPEG format.

But, we still don't have a good solution to using these images in Word and
converting to PDF without the noise. Of course, it's possible - I've seen it
many times. There must be a process to do this successfully. Does anyone know

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