Capturing a View for Other Applications

If you're copying a picture into an application other than Word, PowerPoint, or Visio 2000, follow these steps:

1 In your project plan, display the view you want to copy to the other application. to

2 Manipulate the view to show the information the way you want it to initially appear in ®

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3 Click Edit, Copy Picture.

4 In the Copy Picture dialog box, select the options you want (see Figure 16-6).

Figure 16-6. Choose the options you want for the picture you're copying.

In the Render Image section, select whether the image is to be viewed on a computer screen (the default), to be printed, or to be used in a GIF image file. In the Copy section, select the Rows On Screen option (the default) if you want the rows currently showing on the screen to be copied or if only selected rows should be copied.

In the Timescale section, select the As Shown On Screen option (the default) if you want the timescale to be represented as set in the current view. Select the From and To boxes if you want to specify the timescale and date range now. When finished setting the Copy Picture options, click OK.

5 Open the target application. Click the place on the page where you want to paste the object.

6 Click Edit, Paste.

A static picture of the Microsoft Project view as you had set it up is pasted into the target application. If needed, you can resize the image by dragging any of the edges.

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