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9198Re: [NTO] Huge File Size in MS Word

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  • Dave
    Feb 17, 2012
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      Hi
      tried the dropbox free ,could not find it , turn on your hidden codes doc,s
      are notoriously big due to formatting and you may have hidden image as well.
      THANKYOU DAVE M

      ----- Original Message -----
      From: "Ray Shapp" <rayshapp@...>
      To: <ntb-OffTopic@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Friday, February 17, 2012 11:48 AM
      Subject: [NTO] Huge File Size in MS Word


      > Hi Notetabbers,
      >
      > Please help me pare down the size of a huge Word document file.
      >
      > A member of my astronomy club sent me the monthly newsletter in a huge
      > file
      > size Word document for posting on the club's website. The typical size for
      > the newsletter is under 2MB. This month's issue occupies over 20MB of file
      > space, yet the number of pages is about the same as usual (nine pages).
      >
      > I examined all the graphics. A total of 25 graphics use only 376KB.
      >
      > I opened the document in Open Office Writer, then saved it in ODT format.
      > The ODT file size is 19.7MB.
      >
      > The editor of the newsletter says he didn't install any new printers
      > recently, and the configuration on my PC hasn't changed either.
      >
      > If you would like to examine the DOC file, its name is "2012-02 XXIII
      > final.doc". I have posted it at Dropbox:
      >
      > https://www.dropbox.com/
      >
      > Name: Ray Shapp
      > Email: rayshapp@...
      >
      > I temporarily changed the password to *2012-02-asterism* (notice all
      > lower
      > case)
      >
      > Can anyone see what's causing the nearly ten-fold increase in file size
      > compared to what's usual.
      >
      > Thank you for your help.
      >
      > Ray Shapp
      >
      >
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