Re: Help! MS Word 2010 graphics problems.

Subject: Re: Help! MS Word 2010 graphics problems.
From: Uwe Ziegenhagen <ziegenhagen -at- gmail -dot- com>
To: Lynne Wright <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- tritech -dot- com>, Technical Writing <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:53:14 +0200

Is it possible that Word still uses absolute links which break if the files
are moved. In this case I'd suggest a macro which fixes the links.

I just tried with Word 2013, here the link seems to be relative to the
current path.

Uwe

2015-07-30 19:38 GMT+02:00 Lynne Wright <Lynne -dot- Wright -at- tritech -dot- com>:

> Hi people...
>
> I've been using an Insert command to add graphics to my MS Word doc, but
> adding pix this way causes Word to crash A LOT.
>
> To insert a graphic, I do a manual return at the end of the line of text,
> then select Picture > Insert. The Wrap Text setting I use is In Line with
> Text; and I'm using .gifs.
>
> These are not super-huge files btw; the largest is 13,000 KB and contains
> 60 pix.
>
> I tried using Insert > Link to File; but when other users open my docs,
> the pictures don't appear.
>
> Any ideas on how I could fix either the crashing with inserted graphics;
> or the vanished linked pix?
>
> thx
>
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