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In Microsoft Excel it is possible to insert graphics files. The type of file you can insert depends on the graphic import filters that are installed on your computer. Typically, filters are installed when you install software programs that use graphics import filters (which filters are installed will depend on the options that you choose when install a program).
To insert a graphic file onto a Microsoft Excel worksheet:
XL5 w/ XL7 w/ XL97 w/ Format (File Extension) XL5 Office XL7 Office XL97 Office Autocad Format 2-D (dxf) x x x Autocad Plot file (adi) x CompuServe GIF (gif) x x x x Computer Graphics Metafile (cgm) x x x x x Corel Draw (cdr) x x x x x DrawPerfect (wpg) x x x Encapsulated PostScript (eps) x x x x x x HP Graphics Language (hgl) x x x x HP Plotter Print file (plt) x JPEG file interchange format (jpg) x x x Kodak Photo CD (pcd) x x x Lotus 1-2-3 Graphics (pic) x Macintosh PICT (pct) x x x x Micrografix Designer/Draw (drw) x x x x x PC Paintbrush (pcx) x x x x x x Tagged Image Format (tif) x x x x x x Targa (tga) x x x Windows bitmaps (bmp) x x x x Windows DIB (dib) x x x Windows metafile (wmf) x x x x x x Windows Enhanced metafile (emf) x x Portable Network Graphics (png) x x
Microsoft Excel 97For more information about importing pictures, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel help, type the following text
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Ways to insert pictures and clip art in a workbook" topic.
Microsoft Excel 7.0For more information about importing pictures, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel help, type the following text
and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Share information between Office applications" topic.
Microsoft Excel 5.0Microsoft Excel "User's Guide," version 5.0, page 712
Article ID: 142133 - Last Review: August 17, 2005 - Revision: 1.3
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