RE: Word Viewer and Graphics

Subject: RE: Word Viewer and Graphics
From: "Jessica N. Lange" <jlange -at- OEE -dot- com>
To: "TechWR-L" <TECHWR-L -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>, "salatas" <salatas -at- micron -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 13 Jan 2000 07:43:46 -0500

I investigated an electronic document management system
which produced the same results you mention: no pictures.

Turns out that because we LINK all pix in Word, the pix would
not show up: the DocMan system couldn't resolve the internally
coded paths to the pictures, since the system used it's *own*
paths, file & folder naming structure. Experiments with
embedding the pictures showed this overcame the problem.
We did not purchase the system because we didn't want
to modify 10,000+ documents!

Do you link the graphics in your Word docs? If so, that may
be your problem; try embedding to see if that helps.

BTW, the system I was looking at was Docushare.

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Jessica N. Lange mailto:jlange -at- oee -dot- com
Technical Communicator, Ohio Electronic Engravers, Inc.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: bounce-techwr-l-9558 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com
> [mailto:bounce-techwr-l-9558 -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com]On Behalf Of salatas
>
>I then store it in an electronic document management system,
>which (among other things) generates a URL from which users
>can access the document.
>
> Here's the problem: the URL launches Word Viewer, and in Word Viewer, the
> graphics don't display.




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