Ho w to make internet graphics for field reports using Irfanview and Powerpoint:


  1. Download free graphics software Irfanview via http://www.irfanview.com/  (other free imaging software available from http://rsb.info.nih.gov/nih-image/  (although mostly this is used for image analysis). Other graphics programs can be found at: http://rsb.info.nih.gov/nih-image/
  2. Resample image if necessary. This means reducing the size of the image to one that can easily be sent via email or included in a powerpoint presentation.
  3. Paste into Powerpoint. You can add arrows and text in powerpoint.
  4. Choose “save as” in powerpoint to save your slide as a jpg file. The jpg file can them be pasted into a word document.