Save images—this checkbox determines
whether to process images. Checking it will enable specific
Output format can be one of the
following: GIF, JPEG, or PNG. These are the most popular image
formats for the Web.
JPEG quality—this drop-down listbox lets
you specify the relative quality of output images in the JPEG
format, as a percentage. For the smallest file size and worse image
quality, set it at 5%; for the largest file size and best image
quality, at 100%.
Process floating images—this checkbox
determines whether to convert floating images into inline images.
DocToHtml can convert only inline images into web pages, so all
floating images must be converted into inline ones before they can
be used in the resulting HTML code.
filenames—if checked, this checkbox lets you redefine the
image naming rule. For details, read the Output Filenames help topic.
Please note that DocToHtml
modifies only the in-memory copy of the input document. If you
click the DocToHtml toolbar button from within MS Word,
DocToHtml will reopen the saved input document in MS Word when
the conversion is complete. If you are using the stand-alone batch
converter, it will open all input documents in read-only mode only.
It means that the original files are never modified, and any
changes made to their in-memory copies are discarded after
completing the conversion and closing the input document. So
regardless of DocToHtml settings, don’t worry about the integrity
of your original documents.
Floating images differ from inline ones in that the former can
be positioned on the page independently of the surrounding text.
When you select a floating image, the anchor symbol is displayed on
the left. However, inline images are built into the text stream and
treated as a special case of letter shapes, and their position on
the page is determined by their position in text stream. To change
the type of an image, select it, and then select “Format Picture”
in the popup menu. The “Wrapping style” parameter on the Layout Tab
determines whether the image will be treated as inline (the “In
line with text” option) or floating (all other options). Please
note that this behavior applies to MS Word 2003; other Word
versions might have a slightly different interface.
Resize images—this checkbox, if checked, enables the
resizing mode, in which DocToHtml will use a high-quality bicubic
interpolation algorithm to scale images to the specified size.
Using this option might slow down the conversion, so it’s advisable
to use it only if the size of the images generated with this option
turned off does not fit your purposes. Note: This option
cannot enhance the actual image resolution. It is intended
primarily to reduce the image size in order to minimize the
downloading time. So it makes sense to set the scaling value to
something less than 100%. Setting it to more than 100% will not
improve the quality of an image but will only increase its
dimensions and file size, so there is no much sense in doing that.
Actually, the possibility to set a scale of more that 100% is just
pro forma. If you prefer better image quality regardless of file
size, please use the scaling images before
Use values reported by Word instead of actual
image size—if this option is turned on, the values for the
width and height attributes will be obtained from
MS Word, not derived from the actual image. It make sense to
turn this option on when the actual size of the image and that
displayed by MS Word are close enough, so that you can leave
the original image as is rather than rescaling it.
Insert <br> tag before and after every
image—this checkbox may be useful when you have a lot of big
inline images. MS Word is smart enough to insert soft line
breaks before and after inline images as needed, so that the page
content with inline images fits into the horizontal page space.
However, if some web browser cannot do that, a horizontal scroll
bar will be displayed. To prevent the annoyance, turn this option
alternative approach to saving images—checking this checkbox
will force DocToHtml to use MS Word’s built-in image converter.
That might improve the quality of output images if it is too low.
Note that if this option is turned on, the conversion might be
slightly slower because of multiple read/write operations on
Scale before—this checkbox and the
spinbox to the right of it let you set the scaling value for images
to be scaled before saving, relative to the original image size, as
a percentage. You can use this option to enlarge vector images
without any quality loss. You can also use it if the original
document contains downscaled images, and you want to restore their
original size for the output (X)HTML document.