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My MS word file has a screen shot. I want to convert it into an image file and upload it on stackoverflow.com. Right now I am downloading GIMP for Windows XP. Can I do it easily through GIMP?. How do I do the conversion?


Somehow MSPaint seems to be missing from my computer

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You can just save that image. –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 10:49
    
@AkshatMittal how ?I only have a .doc file. –  Subhra Jul 4 '12 at 10:51
    
Do you have word installed? If yes, that What version? –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 10:53
    
@AkshatMittal yes I do. –  Subhra Jul 4 '12 at 10:54
    
Which Version?? –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 10:54
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As You said you have MS Word installed, then Open the doc file, Right click the Image and select Save as Picture. Simple

As you have word 2003 installed, So, here is the solution.

Using the following steps for Word 2000, Word 2002/XP, or Word 2003:

  1. Open the document in Word.
  2. Click File from the Standard Toolbar.
  3. Click Save As.
  4. Specify your Save in location.
  5. Select Web Page (*.htm; .html) from the Save as type drop-down menu, as shown in Figure A. Make sure you choose Web Page (.htm; .html) and not Single File Web Page (.mht; *.mhtml). IMG1
  6. Click Save.

Word will create a .htm file and folder containing the embedded images. You can now have the Images.

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I do not see that option on right clicking .That is my main problem. –  Subhra Jul 4 '12 at 10:58
    
What all options (File Types) do you get in the Save As Menu for saving ? –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 11:02
    
I get .rtf,.doc,.xml,.dot,.html etc ...no image files. I have just installed GIMP. Do you know how do that using GIMP ? –  Subhra Jul 4 '12 at 11:05
    
Good, I am editing the Answer –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 11:06
    
Here it goes. This is the Solution. –  Akshat Mittal Jul 4 '12 at 11:10
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