Exporting Excel graphs

The graph in graf.xls is jagged on screen, but looking OK when printed to PDF or paper. Even at 800% zoom, it looks OK in PDF. But if I export it from Acrobat to PNG, it gets jagged again.

A screenshot from Acrobat is a lot smoother than the Excel screen. But it is not perfect, and it is quite a detour to get a graph image from Excel.

Is there any easy way to extract good images of graphs from Excel?

The graph in graf.xls is jagged on screen, but looking OK when printed to PDF or paper. Even at 800% zoom, it looks OK in PDF. But if I export it from Acrobat to PNG, it gets jagged again.

A screenshot from Acrobat is a lot smoother than the Excel screen. But it is not perfect, and it is quite a detour to get a graph image from Excel.

Is there any easy way to extract good images of graphs from Excel?

Update 1:

exports nice GIF-graphs. from WMF copied and pasted from Excel.

But Xtreme can't handle all Excel metafiles, it can't paste the metafile that is pasted into metafiles.doc in WMF and EMF versions.

Update 2:

Incredibly fast response from Xara, the answer arrived on the heels of the autoresponse. They tell me that there are problems with older Excels too, but that OpenOffice Calc works fine.

I tested Excel 97, and that didn't work. OpenOffice 2.0 worked fine, but Calc does not display all our graphs like we are used to from Excel.

Update 3:

Adobe Illustrator loses the styling of the axis. The graphs are soft and nice, but so are the characters.

Update 4:

The solution is probably to wait for Excel to render smooth curves on screen. (Or for the displays to get enough resolution to render fonts that are meant for paper.)

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