How to use george!



Use the george! Save Pics function to create picture image files from embedded pictures, charts, tables and SmartArt graphics in an open PowerPoint file. This function will also create picture files of each slide. 

To Save Pics

If you plan to work with Selective images, select the slides that contain the images prior to starting this process, using PowerPoint's Normal or Slide Sorter view.

  1. Click the Save Pics button to reveal the drop down menu.
  2. Click on the type of embedded image you would like to save.
  3. Use the Create Images dialog box to complete the process.
  4. Repeat as needed for each image type you would like to save.

In the Create Images dialog box

  1. Click All or Selective. 
  2. Set your preferred image format type.
  3. Edit the image destination folder name, file name, and number format if desired.
  4. Click Start.
  5. Take your hand off your mouse until the process is complete.
  6. Images are saved in a sub-folder within the location where the PowerPoint file is saved.

About the Save Pics Choices



All or Selective. If All is checked, george! will Save as an image every instance of the selected item type in the PowerPoint file. Prior to starting a selective extract, select the specific items to save. Use either the normal or slide sorter view to select specific slides.



The extracted images are saved in a sub-folder of the current directory (the place where your slide file is saved to). To specify the sub-folder name type over zPics Folder with the name you prefer. The maximum length of the folder name is 20 characters.


File name

Each picture image file is given a unique name, which includes text followed by a number. You can either use the defaults set by george! or specify the text and the starting number for the automatic numbering sequence. Simply type over zSld Name with the text you prefer. Type over 0001 with the starting number you prefer. The maximum length of the file name text is 12 characters and the appended number is limited to 4-digits (9999 is the maximum). Once saved, the file name of the first image might look like this example: zPicName0001.png


Format type

Click next to the format type you prefer: JPG, TIF, GIF, PNG, EMF, or BMP.

No matter which format you choose the images are saved at 300 PPI to ensure the best image quality.

Free Trial Limitations

While running george! in free trial mode only the JPG format is enabled and the PPI (Pixels Per Inch) is set at 96.




Built-in Help

As you are in the Save Pics dialog box, click on the george! logo to view written instructions to refresh your memory about how to use the functions provided. 

The built-in instructions can also be accessed by clicking on the Help button at the end of the george! ribbon and selecting Written Instructions.




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