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Nancy, this is not a definitive answer, but a strong suspicion: No,
there is no way to reliably extract file names of graphics used in a
Word document. The basic reason is that Word doesn't seem to preserve
this information, even when a graphic is explicitly inserted as a file
(in Word 2003, Insert --> Picture --> from File.)
There are all kinds of ways to paste graphics into a Word file. In
about ten minutes of quick and dirty experimentation in Word 2003, I
cannot find any method of inserting a graphic in a Word document that
preserves a file name as a property that can be located through the
I'm not saying that there *isn't* a way, just that I haven't been able
to find one.
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