Integrating Alignments (postscript) into Word

Scott Jensen sjensen at
Tue Aug 12 18:15:25 EST 1997

In article <5shpbi$t5j at>, wgschech at
 >Hi experts!
 >Has anyone yet tried to integrate a box-shaded alignment into a word
 >I processed a *.msf file with boxshade, resulting in a postscript
 >file. Now I want to get this stuff into a word for windows document.
 >Since Word doesn't support *.ps input, I tried two different ways:
 >1) I used ghostscript to convert it into a 300*300 dpi *.gif file. I
 >was able to import this into word, but the printout on a HPLJ4L was
 >not satisfying. The letters were not very good reproduced.
 >2) I imported the *.ps into CorelDraw and pasted it then as Corel
 >Draw Object into Winword. Now the 200k *.ps has ended up in a 1.6 Meg
 >word document (for one half of a page!!), but the result is ok when

Boxshade has other output options, one of which is RTF (rich text
format), and Word can support .rtf format.

Beilin Zhang
Department of Biochemistry
University of Wisconsin-Madison

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