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      How to: Save Selected Image to a File
      How to: Determine Formatting Capabilities Required to Export the Document
      How to: Reduce the File Size When Saving a Document Containing Pictures
      How to: Retain the Image URI in HTML Document
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How to: Reduce the File Size When Saving a Document Containing Pictures

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A complete sample project is available in the DevExpress Code Examples database at http://www.devexpress.com/example=E1401.

RTF specification allows RTF writers to save embedded pictures two times - in the native format and as a metafile, so if the application is unable to load the original object, it can skip it, and display the graphics metafile instead. Included metafiles may result in "bloated" RTF files.

By default, the pictures are saved only in original format. To enable dual saving of a picture (thus increasing the file size), you can handle the BeforeExport event and set the DuplicateObjectAsMetafile property to true. The following code snippet illustrates this technique.

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