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Old September 24th 05, 05:12 AM
timtak
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First a piece of advice for those using word for DPT...

When you want text to follow the edge of an isolated .jpg image
then the 'follow edge' selection in word (in the image properties)
will not work. I think that it only works for gif images with transparent
backgrounds.

To get around this, I put the image beneath the text
then draw a line in freehand around the image. I then set the
properties of the shape made by the freehand line to follow edge,
transpartent, transparent line. This technique has always worked
for me in the past. Here is an example (the image and text are
copyright)

http://tim.econo.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp/t...nce_stores.doc

However, just recently I have found that a couple of images/pages
display fine (with the text following the outline of the image) but
when I go to print them, the text is being obscured by the image.

(Image and text copyright)
http://tim.econo.yamaguchi-u.ac.jp/t...Activities.doc

Please, please tell me why!

Tim

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Old September 24th 05, 06:28 AM
timtak
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I tried using the very interesting product "Crosseyes" to reveal the
formating codes for the two images in the documents above, but alas Crossyes
crashes, perhaps because my system is Japanese.

WYSIWYG is broken!

Tim

 




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