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Subject:RE: Word question From:"Fred Ridder" <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com> To:clarifiedmind -at- yahoo -dot- com, techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com Date:Fri, 03 Aug 2007 20:32:33 -0400
If the graphics were added to the Word document using Insert>Picture,
you're out of luck, I'm afraid. This is basically the same as inserting a
graphic by copying in FrameMaker. No linkage of any kind is maintained
between the document and the source file for the graphic.
For updating to work, the graphics would have to have been added using
Insert>Object>Create From File with the Link to File option selected.
This is very much like inserting a graphic by reference in FrameMaker,
and requires the source files for the graphics to remain in the same
location and retain the same filename or else you'll have a bad link and
will get some sort of placeholder box in your document.
>From: joanne grey <clarifiedmind -at- yahoo -dot- com>
>To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
>Subject: Word question
>Date: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 12:36:22 -0700 (PDT)
>Is there any way to force Word to autorefresh edited images (the way Frame
>does with insert by reference)? We are tweaking a great many images that
>were inserted into Word 2003 docs. It's going to take forever if they all
>have to be reinserted. The powers that be have mandated that this doc be
>in Word, so we can't do anything about that.
>Is there a better way? I searched the archives and the web... nothing.
>Thanks in advance,
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