mac <-> pc graphics

Subject: mac <-> pc graphics
From: scot <scot -at- HCI -dot- COM -dot- AU>
Date: Wed, 5 Jul 1995 16:11:27 +1000

Jean Deraps wrote:

> I am writing user's manuals that have to be transportable, i.e. have to
> work on both Word 6.0 for Windows and Macintosh. Is there an eps graphics
> format that will print will on both platforms?
> Any help/info/suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

I regularly get EPS graphics from from graphic designers that were done on a
Mac, and put them in publications on teh PC. The only caveat is that you
have to have a postscript printer to print them, and they look shitty on the

Just make sure the Mac people put them on a PC-format floppy disk (all
modern macs have no problem with this). However, if they are larger than a
floppy, i have no solution to transporting them except transferring them
over your network (or the internet) if you have one.

ciao, scot.
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