[thelist] problems with wmz files

Scarlett Julian (ED) Julian.Scarlett at sheffield.gov.uk
Fri Apr 5 06:10:00 CST 2002

I've tried opening with Fireworks which I thought handled vector graphics ok
but no joy. I renamed the file with a wmf extension - no joy.

I have just had a closer look at the html version of the doc and it appears
that the two graphs have become superimposed in the conversion to html
format. I have been informaed that the graphs came from the same spreadsheet
and using the same data and I'm wondering now if this may be causing the

stumped >:(

> -----Original Message-----
> From: John Handelaar [mailto:genghis at members.evolt.org]
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> Subject: RE: [thelist] problems with wmz files
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> > [mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of Scarlett
> Julian (ED)
> > Sent: 05 April 2002 12:50
> > To: thelist at lists.evolt.org
> > Subject: [thelist] problems with wmz files
> >
> > which OLE graphs from an xls spreadsheet. Upon converting
> the doc to html
> > one of the graphs ended up as a gif (great) and the other
> as a wmz (not so
> > great). I can't seem to find any image manipulation app to open
> > the wmz file
> > and the only info I have found is that it's a skin for Windows
> > Media Player.
> > Any ideas?
> WMZ is a Windows Media Player skin file.  But I'll bet cash
> that what you actually have is something in WMF format (Windows
> Metafile), even if the suffix has been changed for some reason.
> WMF is basically vector art, and loads of Illustrator-type
> apps will load and convert it.  Windows-based DTP apps, too.
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