Join Anne-Marie Concepción for an in-depth discussion in this video Understand graphics differences, part of Managing Conversions Between Adobe CC and Microsoft Office.
- [Voiceover] For most versions of Office…and Creative Cloud, or Creative Suites,…there are really only two graphic file formats…that can move back and forth fairly seamlessly,…and those are JPEG and PNG files.…JPEGs we're all pretty familiar with.…We see so many JPEGs on the Internet.…PNGs are slightly more sophisticated version…of a Paint type of graphic,…but a PNG also has sharp edges, so it's great for vectors…and it can include transparency,…so if you want to see through…to something behind the graphic,…you'd want to go with the PNG format.…
And most of the Office programs and the Adobe programs…can all export to either one of these formats.…Now there's also a second tier,…another kind of file format that moves pretty well,…I'd say between most of the time rather than all the time,…and those are TIFF, EPS, PDF,…and in recent versions of Office, they've supported…native Photoshop files, PSD files, as well.…Kind of interesting, this surprised me…as I was researching this title,…that Office programs can usually import TIFF and EPS…
She begins with an overview of the major differences between the suites and platforms and between Office for Mac and Office for Windows. From there, she breaks down common challenges such as importing and editing Adobe art and text in PowerPoint, using PowerPoint elements in Adobe apps, integrating Excel data and charts in Adobe apps, and more. Find solutions to your most common challenges, improve your workflow, and get the results you want.
- Understanding essential differences in the way Office and Adobe CC treat fonts, graphics, and color
- Using proprietary Adobe-to-Office conversion software
- Using the "secret weapon," Acrobat, to do conversions
- Editing Illustrator graphics in PowerPoint
- Extracting PowerPoint art for use in Adobe apps
- Creating InDesign tables from Excel spreadsheets
- Importing Excel data into Illustrator's chart worksheet
- Recreating InDesign layouts as editable Word files
- Converting Word art into high-res vector files
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Overview of Essential Differences
Understand color differences6m 12s
2. Converting with Specialized Software
Use Snagit for screenshots4m 37s
3. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft PowerPoint
4. Between Microsoft Excel and Adobe Creative Apps
5. Between Adobe Creative Apps and Microsoft Word
Next steps2m 50s
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