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PLEASE HELP!!!!

I made a collage on Microsoft Word and wanted to highlight it and copy it onto paint so I can send it as a picture and not as a word document. I tried to just highlight the entire page two different ways. One was to just drag my mouse from one corner to the other so everything is highlighted and the other was to press shift and highlight all the pictures individually. Both of these methods left my picture scrambled when I copied it. Does anyone know of a way I can take some sort of "snapshot" to make this word document into a picture format without jumbling up the pictures??

Thank you!!

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That doesn't work.

In reply to: PLEASE HELP!!!!

You're trying to treat a word.doc as an image file, and it isn't.

Surely a much better way is to maximise the Word window, make the document as large as you want, (using the zoom tool), then taking a "Print Screen" of what is displayed on the desktop.

Then open Paint, and goto Edit > Paste and click.

Viola!

Mark

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?

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how do you do a "print screen"?

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Re: how to "print screen"

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Amanda,

There's a special key for that on your keyboard!

http://www.entity.cc/ICONS/print-screen.php tells how to use it.

In step 3, read any picture processing program you prefer to use to paste it into. There's nothing wrong with MS Paint that you can find under Start>Programs>Desktop accessories, as recommended by Mark.

In step 5, read Save the picture in stead of print it (unless you prefer snail mail). Then send the saved copy as an attachment in your mail. Be sure to choose jpg-format, not bmp-format, when you save the picture (bmp is way to large to email).

Hope this helps.


Kees

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Re: sending Word document as a picture

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Amanda,

Mark told you the exact way to convert a Word document into a picture.
But did you consider to send it as a pdf-file? It's about the same thing as a picture (can't be edited, can be viewed and printed, doesn't need Word) and it has somewhat better quality, especially when printed, because it isn't limited to the screen resolution.

I wonder: why the requirement of a 'picture' format?

Kees
Kees

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how?

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how do i convert it to pdf? is it free?

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(NT) Hint> Look up PDF995 on google.com

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GOT IT!!

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i looked print screen up and i got it! thanks so much!!

amanda

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another option

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Do you, per chance, have Publisher on your machine? If you do, there is a way to turn it into a picture. Let me know.

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