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Old Apr 24, 2009, 10:44 AM   #1
Qualserv
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how to compress pictures in an excel file

Can someone tell me how to compress pictures in an excel file while saving it on my mac ?
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Old Apr 24, 2009, 12:32 PM   #2
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Can someone tell me how to compress pictures in an excel file while saving it on my mac ?
Open Excel
Insert -> Picture -> From File
Then just drag the corners of the picture until you're satisfied with its size and save the document.

You cannot change the format of the picture in excel.
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Old Nov 14, 2012, 06:50 PM   #3
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Even Better...

If you already have your file full of images (like I did) you can:

ctrl+click on the picture and "Save Image As"
save a .png to the desktop
then drag'n'drop those back into place on the xls document
save, and see how much you've compressed



Kinda tedious, but not as much as re-opening the files in photoshop and resizing (unless you know how to batch process files, but that's another thread I think).


In any case, I got my 32MB file down to 442KB.

OH YEAH!
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