MS Picture Manager won't save .jpg

June 13, 2005 at 07:46:50
Specs: XP Pro, Wintel/2GB

Is there a tweak that can get Microsoft Office Picture Manager to save screenshots as something other than bitmap. (The pulldown-menu is there on the "save as" dialog box but then bitmap is the only choice.) I can use Paint to convert the bitmap to a more manageable .JPG, but that extra step gets tedious. I don't see why Picture Manager won't just save it straight to JPEG.


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June 14, 2005 at 15:15:31

Desktop screenshots or 'grabs' are 'bmp'
format because the source (desktop, dialog box etc)is natively bitmap to start with. JPG is intended for photographic images.
I think you will just have to carry on converting them.

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