Clip art photos jumping off the page


F

FMC

I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading) and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I shut off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
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J

JoAnn Paules

I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )
 
R

Reitanos

There are several things to note when dealing with text and pictures:
1) Pictures are "anchored" to paragraphs and exist in the document
with that paragraph
2) Wrapping options (the dog button on the picture toolbar) change
that relationship in ways that can be confusing; the anchor is stilled
maintained, but the image may appear in another location.

One thing to try to help maintain the arrangement is to put the image
in a table (and turn off the borders) and make sure the picture is set
to "In line with text" in wrapping. The table will have its own anchor
points so that the image will not have to be associated with text on
another page. The table will also constrain the image.

I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good!  ;-)   )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet.  On one page there is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading) and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading.  Everything looks fine on print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be.  What is happening? Can I shut
off
text wrapping?  If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem.  Any help would be very
much
appreciated.  I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
F

FMC

I tried your recommendation of putting the image in a table and the same
situation happens. I then drew in a table instead of insert a table, and the
same thing happens. The image still appears on the text side of the
preceding page when printed. I quess I'm stuck for sure.

Reitanos said:
There are several things to note when dealing with text and pictures:
1) Pictures are "anchored" to paragraphs and exist in the document
with that paragraph
2) Wrapping options (the dog button on the picture toolbar) change
that relationship in ways that can be confusing; the anchor is stilled
maintained, but the image may appear in another location.

One thing to try to help maintain the arrangement is to put the image
in a table (and turn off the borders) and make sure the picture is set
to "In line with text" in wrapping. The table will have its own anchor
points so that the image will not have to be associated with text on
another page. The table will also constrain the image.

I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading) and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
F

FMC

I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos? Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading) and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
J

JoAnn Paules

Yes, Publisher can be purchased on its own.

(Note - the Home and Student edition is for non-commerical use only. Because
it's a recipe booklet with a deadline, I kind of suspect that you are doing
commerical work with it. I'm not the software police tho...)

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
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R

Reitanos

Did you check the text wrapping? Are you seeing the image anchor? You
may have to turn on the display of non-printing characters.

I bought Office Home & Student just for this project.  Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)?  Did you see my post back to Reitanos?  Trouble
in River City.  Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.  

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.
(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good!  ;-)   )

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"
 
T

Terry Farrell

The most likely scenario is as Reitanos suggest: the anchor is actually on
the preceding page.

However, if this is happening when you are using tables, it suggest maybe a
printer driver problem.

I'd be happy to take a look if you want to email me with an attached
document showing a sample of the problem.

--
Terry Farrell - MSWord MVP

FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
F

FMC

The deadline is the wedding of my granddaughter in CA and the recipe booklet
contains all favorite family recipes from her aunt and uncles, including many
of her deceased mother. It will be a gift to her. Not commercial at all.

JoAnn Paules said:
Yes, Publisher can be purchased on its own.

(Note - the Home and Student edition is for non-commerical use only. Because
it's a recipe booklet with a deadline, I kind of suspect that you are doing
commerical work with it. I'm not the software police tho...)

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
J

JoAnn Paules

Okay - that sounds like a wonderful gift. I would commit major crimes for my
late grandmother's recipe for black walnut cake and frosting.

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"



FMC said:
The deadline is the wedding of my granddaughter in CA and the recipe
booklet
contains all favorite family recipes from her aunt and uncles, including
many
of her deceased mother. It will be a gift to her. Not commercial at all.

JoAnn Paules said:
Yes, Publisher can be purchased on its own.

(Note - the Home and Student edition is for non-commerical use only.
Because
it's a recipe booklet with a deadline, I kind of suspect that you are
doing
commerical work with it. I'm not the software police tho...)

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase
just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007,
Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

:

I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble
getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in
the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though.
They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page
there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over
the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and
blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one,
a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be
very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
F

FMC

Thanks to all of you for your interest in my problem. I finally just printed
one page per sheet of paper vs. two, and that eliminated or circumvented the
problem. The printer who will be compiling the finished booklet may not be
happy but it works. I did learn that "word" has some wonderful features but
also a few problem areas. When I can scrape up some $, I'm going to buy "ms
Publisher" for future projects, if any. Thanks again.

Terry Farrell said:
The most likely scenario is as Reitanos suggest: the anchor is actually on
the preceding page.

However, if this is happening when you are using tables, it suggest maybe a
printer driver problem.

I'd be happy to take a look if you want to email me with an attached
document showing a sample of the problem.

--
Terry Farrell - MSWord MVP

FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

JoAnn Paules said:
I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 
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L

laurie_g

I am experiencing this same problem and still searching for an answer. But I
did find a work around. If you save the document in Word 97-2003 format and
then print as you orginally wanted (2 pages per sheet) it should print fine.

If anyone has found an actual solution I'd be grateful to hear.

FMC said:
Thanks to all of you for your interest in my problem. I finally just printed
one page per sheet of paper vs. two, and that eliminated or circumvented the
problem. The printer who will be compiling the finished booklet may not be
happy but it works. I did learn that "word" has some wonderful features but
also a few problem areas. When I can scrape up some $, I'm going to buy "ms
Publisher" for future projects, if any. Thanks again.

Terry Farrell said:
The most likely scenario is as Reitanos suggest: the anchor is actually on
the preceding page.

However, if this is happening when you are using tables, it suggest maybe a
printer driver problem.

I'd be happy to take a look if you want to email me with an attached
document showing a sample of the problem.

--
Terry Farrell - MSWord MVP

FMC said:
I bought Office Home & Student just for this project. Can I purchase just
Publisher alone without duplicating what I have now (i.e. Word 2007, Excel
2007 and Power Points, etc.)? Did you see my post back to Reitanos?
Trouble
in River City. Thanks, by the way for your prompt response.

:

I know it's too late for you to change horses at this point, but next
time
you are tasked with a job like that, consider using Publisher.

(I wish I could help you with your issue but I too have trouble getting
graphics and text to stay where I want them in Word. I have faith in the
Word MVPs to be able to point you in the right direction though. They're
that good! ;-) )

--

JoAnn Paules
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"


I am compiling a recipe booklet that includes filler sheets between
sections.
I am using landscape layout and 2 pages to a sheet. On one page there
is
text and on the next page there are a couple lines of text (heading)
and a
clip art photo pasted under the heading. Everything looks fine on
print
preview but when I actual print these pages the photo appears over the
text
in the preceeding page directly in line with where it was on the 2nd
page.
The end result is a printed page of text obscured by a photo and blank
space
on the 2nd page where the photo should be. What is happening? Can I
shut
off
text wrapping? If I insert a page break at the bottom of page one, a
blank
page appears between pages that I want on the same sheet of paper.
I'm going around in circles with this problem. Any help would be very
much
appreciated. I am at my deadline to get this booklet completed.
 

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