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Subject:RE: Large Documents in Word From:"Al Geist" <al -at- geistarts -dot- com> To:"'Susan W Gallagher'" <susanwg -at- gmail -dot- com>, "'Lynne Wright'" <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- tiburoninc -dot- com> Date:Tue, 2 Dec 2014 08:28:09 -0500
> " Insert graphics from a file"
> - If you mean that in the Insert tab, click Picture, then navigate to
> and select the image, then that's what I've been doing. I'd say that
> leads to a catastrophic crash about 1 in 20 times.
> - "link graphics" ... to what?
I've inserted graphics (JPGs of screenshots, photographs, SolidWorks
drawings, et al.) into documents ranging from 10 to well over 500 pages
using INSERT=>PICTURE and never had one crash. I use Word 2010 and 2013. Not
sure why you were having so may (1 in 20 times). The process I used required
me to insert the images as the servers were located in Germany and I worked
out of my office in New England. I had no control over where the IT people
moved my material as they were constantly "optimizing." Inserting versus
linking saved me a lot of time, but it did create huge files. In other
positions, I had control over where the files were stored and that stability
allowed for linking resulting in smaller file, which in turn results in less
MAGGIEing the file. (Is MAGGIEing a word???)
Al Geist-Geist Arts
Fine Art Photography
E-mail: al -at- geistarts -dot- com
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