Re: how do I scan my signature an place on a document



sharonwilliams71
07-09-2005, 11:01 PM
How do you create your signature as a an autotext entry?

Sharon Williams


"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:

> Scan it and save it in a graphics format. Use Insert | Picture | From File
> to insert it in your document, then select it and create an AutoText entry
> from it. When you need to use your signature, insert the AutoText entry.
>
> --
> Suzanne S. Barnhill
> Microsoft MVP (Word)
> Words into Type
> Fairhope, Alabama USA
> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
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>
> "Anthony Giorgianni" <pleasepostbacktothegroup@postbacktogroup.invalid>
> wrote in message news:uqJYNpl4EHA.4008@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
> > Probably a variety of ways to do this.
> >
> > I would scan it and save it as a .jpeg. Then I might use the
> > "Insert/photo/from/file" command to insert it into a document. It will
> > likely come in in-line with text. So you might want to right click the
> > inserted signature and mark it "Behind Text" so you can move it around.
> >
> > Another option would be to save it as a jpeg and then use Ctrl-C to copy
> it
> > to your computer clipboard and then paste it into the document using
> Crtl-V.
> >
> > One of the best ways: After you save the signature as a jpeg, open it and
> > copy it using a clipboard stacking program, such as the free Yankee
> Clipper
> > (http://www.yankee-clipper.net/). You can then save it as a "boiler plate"
> > clip and paste it in whenever you like into Word and lots of other
> programs.
> >
> > There are other ways to do it too, and you always can make a macro to
> > automate the process, including converting the imported picture file into
> > "behind text" layout. But this might be beyond you at this point.
> >
> > Hope this helps.
> >
> >
> > --
> > Regards,
> > Anthony Giorgianni
> >
> > The return address for this post is fictitious. Please reply by posting
> back
> > to the newsgroup.
> >
> >
> > "mike" <mike@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:F042E84A-8EF9-4B08-B9B3-3026FE5A5B58@microsoft.com...
> > > I have scaned my signature with a HP scanner. Itransfered and saved it
> to
> > > word pad. Now I want to use it to place it on different documents and
> > > letters. But I cant seem to get it donr. Does any one know how to do
> this,
> > in
> > > a way a new user can figure out?
> > > thanks for any help
> > >
> >
> >
>
>

Pat Garard
07-09-2005, 11:01 PM
G'Day Sharon,
See:
http://word.mvps.org/faqs/customization/AutoText.htm
about half-way down - creating...
--
Regards,
Pat Garard
Melbourne, Australia
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"sharonwilliams71" <sharonwilliams71@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in
message news:30B08D9D-BA1D-4A89-BF42-70C86AA1D007@microsoft.com...
> How do you create your signature as a an autotext entry?
>
> Sharon Williams
>
>
> "Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote:
>
>> Scan it and save it in a graphics format. Use Insert | Picture | From
>> File
>> to insert it in your document, then select it and create an AutoText
>> entry
>> from it. When you need to use your signature, insert the AutoText entry.
>>
>> --
>> Suzanne S. Barnhill
>> Microsoft MVP (Word)
>> Words into Type
>> Fairhope, Alabama USA
>> Word MVP FAQ site: http://word.mvps.org
>> Email cannot be acknowledged; please post all follow-ups to the newsgroup
>> so
>> all may benefit.
>>
>> "Anthony Giorgianni" <pleasepostbacktothegroup@postbacktogroup.invalid>
>> wrote in message news:uqJYNpl4EHA.4008@TK2MSFTNGP15.phx.gbl...
>> > Probably a variety of ways to do this.
>> >
>> > I would scan it and save it as a .jpeg. Then I might use the
>> > "Insert/photo/from/file" command to insert it into a document. It will
>> > likely come in in-line with text. So you might want to right click the
>> > inserted signature and mark it "Behind Text" so you can move it around.
>> >
>> > Another option would be to save it as a jpeg and then use Ctrl-C to
>> > copy
>> it
>> > to your computer clipboard and then paste it into the document using
>> Crtl-V.
>> >
>> > One of the best ways: After you save the signature as a jpeg, open it
>> > and
>> > copy it using a clipboard stacking program, such as the free Yankee
>> Clipper
>> > (http://www.yankee-clipper.net/). You can then save it as a "boiler
>> > plate"
>> > clip and paste it in whenever you like into Word and lots of other
>> programs.
>> >
>> > There are other ways to do it too, and you always can make a macro to
>> > automate the process, including converting the imported picture file
>> > into
>> > "behind text" layout. But this might be beyond you at this point.
>> >
>> > Hope this helps.
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> > Regards,
>> > Anthony Giorgianni
>> >
>> > The return address for this post is fictitious. Please reply by posting
>> back
>> > to the newsgroup.
>> >
>> >
>> > "mike" <mike@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>> > news:F042E84A-8EF9-4B08-B9B3-3026FE5A5B58@microsoft.com...
>> > > I have scaned my signature with a HP scanner. Itransfered and saved
>> > > it
>> to
>> > > word pad. Now I want to use it to place it on different documents and
>> > > letters. But I cant seem to get it donr. Does any one know how to do
>> this,
>> > in
>> > > a way a new user can figure out?
>> > > thanks for any help
>> > >
>> >
>> >
>>
>>


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