From: "Ian Buckner"
Subject: Re: Searching for schematic software
Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 10:23:09 -0000
Organization: Agilent Technologies
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"Steven Swift" wrote in message
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Nico Coesel) writes:
> >Importing images into Word as a bitmap is a bad idea. For
> >printing quality, you'll need at least 100dpi which is already HUGE
> >(which means Word gets extremely slow). Editing an image afterwards
> >a total disaster...
> >The OP should really look into Microsoft Visio to embed vector
> >images into Word.
> Yes, use the postscript output or hpgl, dump Word and use StarOffice
> FrameMaker. Staroffice if you want to stay free, framemaker if you
> professional quality stuff.
> Even huge schematics are small files in PS or HPGL.
> >Reply to nico@nctdevpuntnl (punt=.)
> Steven D. Swift, email@example.com, http://www.novatech-instr.com
> NOVATECH INSTRUMENTS, INC. P.O. Box 55997
> 206.301.8986, fax 206.363.4367 Seattle, Washington 98155 USA
You can import hpgl files into Word directly (well, you have to change
the file name to .hgl). There's a file to do this on the