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Paul -

Amen to your first paragraph!
You may be able to just use tables to keep photos and text aligned where 
you want them.  I do this anytime I need to do what I believe you are 

Larry M. Bryant, PhD                           Principal Engineer
Applied Research Associates, Inc.          email: lbryant(--nospam--at)
Atlanta, GA office:
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From: seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) [mailto:seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at)] On 
Behalf Of Paul Ransom Sent: Friday, January 18, 2013 2:07 PM To: 
seaint-seaosc(--nospam--at) Subject: [SEAINT-SEAOSC] Fomatting photos into 

I have been frustrated with Word 2010 which I have occasionally used for 
presentation of photo.jpgs. Although, it has some nice features for 
wrapping text around an image, there are times when Word simply doesn't 
want to place the photo and text where I like it. Especially frustrating if 
 you want to use the cropping or rescaling capability.

I would like to be able to place a photo(s), either in a column or grid, 
and add descriptive paragraph and title text either beside (column) or 
below (grid). It would also be nice to be able to add comments with arrows 
such as Acrobat Reader permits. The photo pages can be on separate 
formatted sheets assembled between report pages in a pdf. They do not have 
to be embedded in a Word report document.

What options are others using for inserting photos into formatted report 
text or photo appendices? Or is it just easier to learn workarounds in 


Paul Ransom, P.Eng.

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