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Subject:Re: Linking To Graphics-WORD From:Todd Sieling <tsieling -at- DIRECT -dot- CA> Date:Fri, 5 Feb 1999 22:48:47 -0800
I've been unpleasantly surprised by the glare of the red x's, but happily
found the solution to be the following:
On the Save tab, clear the Allow Fast Save checkbox.
Goodbye forever, Red X (at least in my experience).
Best of luck!
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> [mailto:TECHWR-L -at- LISTSERV -dot- OKSTATE -dot- EDU]On Behalf Of Brierley, Sean
> Sent: Thursday, February 04, 1999 8:46 AM
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> Subject: Re: Linking To Graphics-WORD
> "Red Xs" is a known Word bug. Word SR-1 was supposed to fix this problem,
> amongst others, but it did not entirely address the issue. I'm not sure
> whether word SR-2 is supposed to provide a better fix because
> Word SR-2 will
> not install on my PC.
> Anyway, Red X is a known Word affliction. Try downloading the
> SR-1 and SR-2
> patches. Try FrameMaker.
> All the best,
> >>>Tracey Moore wrote:
> >>>>I had all of my graphics links in Word and then I opened
> >>>the file later
> >>>>and big red x's appeared in the pictures' places. And the
> >>>references to
> >>>>the graphics are gone. Any clue what happened?
> >>>Hi Tracey--I've had the same problem with Word's link to
> >>>graphics feature.