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Old 03-22-2007, 10:42 PM
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I am working in MS PowerPoint 2003 and MS Producer. I put a PowerPoint in producer that has a link. I want it to link to a document in the same folder as the producer document but If I give this folder to someone on a different computer I still want it to work. Can I do this If not can I do something with the same effect?

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it depends on how you implemented the link. PP should allow you to use dynamic linking, just as it is done in webpages start the link with:
./
this informs the program or device to start looking in the current location, as opposed to typing in an entire path, eg:
C:\\some folder\some file.ext
if your 2 files are in the same directory it should be as simple as making the link:
./filename.ext
or possibly in windows:
.\filename.ext
some programs are picky about the direction of the slash.



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