Re: Large Documents in Word

Subject: Re: Large Documents in Word
From: David Farbey <dfarbey -at- yahoo -dot- co -dot- uk>
To: TECHWR-L <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Tue, 2 Dec 2014 14:35:28 +0000

The first thing I do when I get a new copy of Word is to customise the
Quick Access Toolbar and the first thing I add is "Insert Picture from
File".

David



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On 2 December 2014 at 13:28, Al Geist <al -at- geistarts -dot- com> wrote:

> > " 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???)
>
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References:
Re: Large Documents in Word: From: Susan W Gallagher
RE: Large Documents in Word: From: Al Geist

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