Extracting a signature from a scanned document for insertion into an Outlook signature

Hello Experts,

I'm an Exchange administration consultant. A client has asked me to insert his written signature (which has been scanned to a jpeg) nto his Outlook signature. While simply pasting the JPEG into the signature creation wizard is easy enough, I need to extract the signatue...not the background...from the JPEG. I suspect Photoshop will do this, but I have little to no experience with it... I suspect I need to create a layer from the JPEG and convert the written signature to a GIF....The signature image is attached.

Thanks...
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redgobletAsked:
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yo_s_cantaCommented:
Hi,
I hope this is goog for you ..........

Have a nice day
Andrew
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yo_s_cantaCommented:
To create a signature in Outlook,
1. From the Tools menu, select Options. The Options dialog will appear.
2. Click the Mail Format tab
3. Click the Signatures button at the bottom on the dialog.
4. In the Create Signature dialog, click the New button.
5. Type a name for your new signature.
6. Click the Next > button.
7. Right-click in the Signature text box.
8. Select Insert Image from the pop-up menu.
9. In the Picture dialog, click the Browse button.
10. In the Picture files dialog, navigate to the image file you would like to use.
11. Highlight the image file and click Open.
12. In the Picture dialog, click the OK button. Your image will appear.
13. Add any other text as needed.
14. Click the Finish button.
15. Click the OK button.
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redgobletAuthor Commented:
Thanks much to both of you...
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