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No, the links are absolute. One update:
If you check the document out and open it, the links are fine.
If you just open the document to use it, without checking it out of SP, the
links break as they change to your C drive.
On Thu, Mar 27, 2008 at 3:59 PM, Malayang, James <malayang -at- bf -dot- umich -dot- edu>
> Perhaps the links are relative (a link that is "relative" to the
> location of the word doc; such as <a
> href="../folder/docname.doc">doc</a>) and not absolute (a
> In instance in the scenario below, they should be absolute links.
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> Subject: Word/Sharepoint question
> I have a document in a SP library.One section of this documents has
> about 10
> links to other Word documents in the same library and folder. Every time
> someone opens this document, the links break, because instead of
> pointing to
> the correct link on SharePoint, they revert to pointing to the
> C drive.
> Why is this happening and how can I stop it?
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