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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    Publisher is the most evil program ever created. Especially Publisher 2000. It coverts everything to a bitmap, fills up your RAM then kills its host PC, then it has the cheek to save 60MB files to user areas.

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box
    Publisher is the most evil program ever created. Especially Publisher 2000. It coverts everything to a bitmap, fills up your RAM then kills its host PC, then it has the cheek to save 60MB files to user areas.
    I would disagree Chris, Publisher 2000 is a vast improvement on 98. Not only does Pub98 create ridiculously large files and then randomly save a number of .TMP files (essentially copies of the document) it also refuses to work half the time - with the effect of some fool coming and bothering you!

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    Pulisher 72. The disaster movie!

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box
    Publisher is the most evil program ever created. Especially Publisher 2000. It coverts everything to a bitmap, fills up your RAM then kills its host PC, then it has the cheek to save 60MB files to user areas.
    *shudders*

    Spot on there. Another bane of the ICT world.

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    Quote Originally Posted by Dos_Box
    Publisher is the most evil program ever created. Especially Publisher 2000. It coverts everything to a bitmap, fills up your RAM then kills its host PC, then it has the cheek to save 60MB files to user areas.
    Ahhh I'm not on my own then! HUGE Publisher files are the single biggest pain the backside re: pupils' user areas!

    Then again wait untill you have members of staff who insert uncompressed .png's (another work of Satan) freshly created in Fireworks into a Publisher file!!

    Karl

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    /me not liking big pub files (lol I started something off there didn't I?)

    Pub 2003 saves them well small in comparison (thank god lol)

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    Re: Restricting 'Rip' from Windows Media Player

    I think this thread needs splitting

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    Re: The Publisher rant - file sizes getting you down?

    Done and done

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