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Creating Graphic Images of SWP, SW, and SNB Information
Version: 4.x & 5.x - Scientific WorkPlace, Scientific Word, &
You can create a graphic image of selected text and mathematics in your
documents and then paste or export that image to another document, even if the
target document has been created with a different application. The image you
paste or export reflects what you see in the document window.
The selection can extend beyond a single paragraph and can contain both text
You can export the information in a graphics file in one of several formats.
Alternatively, you can paste the selection to the clipboard as a Windows
Enhanced Metafile (.emf) image and then copy the image into any application
that accepts Enhanced Metafile objects. Follow these steps:
Customize the appearance of the information in the document window so that it
appears the way you want.
Select the information from which you want to create the image.
If you expect to use the image only once and the graphics format of the image
is unimportant, copy the selection to the clipboard:
From the Edit menu, choose
Open the target document and paste the contents of the clipboard as an .emf
graphic where you want it to appear.
If you expect to use the graphic image frequently or you need to use a
particular graphics format:
From the File or
Context menu, choose
Export as Picture.
Enter a name and location for the graphic image.
In the Save as type area, select the graphics
format you want to use.
Open the target document and import the file containing the graphic image.