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    Linking within Windows (Windows 95 / Office 2000)

    Currently my company is in the process of improving our report generation system. We are working with a combination of Microsoft Word 2000 and Microsoft Excel 2000.
    Parts of Excel-worksheets are embedded into a Word document, using the

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    Re: Linking within Windows (Windows 95 / Office 2000)

    > we experienced that after making a copy of the folder that contains both the WORD document and the
    > linked EXCEL document often (not always!) the links remain valid; in other words, they are modified
    > as links between the WORD document and the EXCEL document within the new folder.

    If you run some searches on the Word board for posts containing relative links or absolute links, I think you will find that there are lots of mixed experiences like yours, and maybe no firm answers about when they break and when they don't. Embedding a link from a saved file into a saved file in the same folder is the best case scenario for a "relative" link that can be moved around. But as you say, even that is not guaranteed.

    As for questions 2-4, I have no idea what you're talking about. <img src=/S/confused.gif border=0 alt=confused width=15 height=20> Maybe you can explain what you want in more detail.

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