Please Note: This article is written for users of the following Microsoft Word versions: 2007 and 2010. If you are using an earlier version (Word 2003 or earlier), this tip may not work for you. For a version of this tip written specifically for earlier versions of Word, click here: Working with Document Links.
by Allen Wyatt
(last updated March 7, 2014)
After you have linked information from other applications into your documents, you may want to someday review those links to see which applications your document is dependent upon. How you do this depends on the version of Word you are using.
Regardless of which version you are using, Word displays the Links dialog box. (If the option to edit links is not available, it means that Word doesn't think there are any links in the current document.) (See Figure 1.)
Figure 1. The Links dialog box.
The Links dialog box lists all the objects linked to your document. From the dialog box you can do the following:
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