RE: How to insert an image and keep it linked?

Subject: RE: How to insert an image and keep it linked?
From: "Dan Goldstein" <DGoldstein -at- riveraintech -dot- com>
To: <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 11:15:43 -0400

IIRC, placing the image within a frame (not a text box) maintains the
link when moved. This should work in Word 2010 as well, once you add the
Frame option to the QAT.


-----Original Message-----
From: David Harrison
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2012 10:23 AM
To: TECHWR-L
Subject: How to insert an image and keep it linked?

I have always linked my images in my manuals because there are several
versions using same images - so it save 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?





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