Exporting acceptable Quality Images into PPT

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I have inserted some JPG images into the Map and they look fine on the regular map display and in Walk through mode. However when i Export to Powerpoint the come out a a small image on the slide, and when i resize, the quality is not readable.
I selected the "use high quality map graphics".
How can i get ggod quality Graphics when I export to PPT?
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Export the map as an image and paste or insert into the PowerPoint slide.

I think its possible to you use insert and link. Then every time you re-export the map image the slide will be updated.
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Thanks Andrew. I have done that before when i wanted the entire map as a single slide, but what i want to do in this case is to take the Map we have been building which has various images (screenshots, and other JPGs) and build them into a Powerpoint. The images look fine in "walk through" mode in MJ, and they even look OK when i export into Word. But if i export to Powerpoint the images drop in quality to the point of being just about illegible.
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You could do as Andrew suggests, but export the map image at each stage and paste or insert these in PowerPoint.

Alternatively you could use the Windows snipping tool to take a snapshot of each stage and paste these images in the PowePoint slides.
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I have a pretty large map, collecting data for a project from diverse meetings and research, which i want to share with non-MJ users, giving updates on a regular basis. it would be too time consuming to manually build the PPT each time.
The issue is that the function to export from MJ to PPT is a feature, and it should work correctly, and maintain the image quality of embedded JPGs etc.
the majority of people in the companies i have worked in do not use MJ and want to consume information using tools with which they are familiar, consequently MJ users will need to easily export to those tools
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I must admit I haven't done an export to PowerPoint of a map with images for a while but when I tried this morning it all seemed to work fine for me. All the images were scaled appropriately for the size of the slide and the quality seemed OK.

I'm wondering if there is an issue with the default PowerPoint template that Mindjet is using for the export. Mine appears to work OK, but I tried some of the other stock templates that come with PowerPoint and got some very strange results.

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