How to insert an image in MS Word 2007 and keep it linked?

Subject: How to insert an image in MS Word 2007 and keep it linked?
From: David Harrison <dharrison -at- moldmasters -dot- com>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2012 15:06:59 +0000

(whoops sorry - forgot to mention application)

I have always linked my images in my manuals because there are several versions using same images - so it saves on server memory.

If I click on "alt + f9" then word shows any image in a table cell as {INCLUDEPICTURE "images/picture.PNG" \MERGEFORAT |d}.

This is great because I have recently had to do language variants so now I can write {INCLUDEPICTURE "images/english/picture.PNG" \MERGEFORAT |d}. then later, do a find-replace for "/english/" to "/german/" and I get all images swapped over.



This works great for any images that occur (as most) in a table.



But I cannot see the same Alt text for any images that are placed on a page and then positioned such as "wrapped/square" or other. As soon as you position the picture It immediately embeds the image.



Is there any easy way to insert a picture, move it and keep the link?



Thanks

David



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