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Adding pictures to a WS6 document?
« on: November 29, 2011, 06:05:51 PM »
Walter Holmes (you may remember him as retlaw) has asked me to post a question for him:
"Help, I've been using WordStar 6 since it first came out, for the last 10 years I have been researching all the WW1 soldiers in my patch, I' am now needing the ability to add pictures of some of the men, is this possible in WordStar 6, or do I need to convert to some other word processor, I have looked at some of the so called  file converters on the Web, tried one or two, & they are crap.
Any advice please, needs to be user friendly.
Many thanks Retlaw."

Please e-mail him directly (walterholmes at mypostoffice dot co dot uk) as well as posting here. Thanks very much.

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Re: Adding pictures to a WS6 document?
« Reply #1 on: December 09, 2011, 10:54:01 PM »
Hi Mark,

Good to see two old names again.

Although Walter may be able to handle pictures with WordStar I think he'll be stuck with the PCX file format, which probably isn't going to be good enough. I really suspect he'll need to try and move to Microsoft Word, to which he could add my WordStar command emulator to ease his way, or to some publishing system. If cost is an issue there's the excellent SoftMaker Office (a Microsoft Office XP look-alike).

Walter is a member of these forums, so if he logs in here, under the messages there is a NOTIFY button, which will forward all updates to this topic to him until he selects the UNNOTIFY button - one way to stay informed without the effort of checking in every-so-often. The same option is available when replying under the + Attachments and other options link below the reply box.

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