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I want to only link, not embed, pictures in my Word document. Yet I got a lot of images to insert!

And I want to spare me the additional click into the dropdown menu one and for all, so the question is, is there any way to set "link image(s)" as default? Because I didn't find anything in the Word settings, only totally useless detail settings. This "detail" has been overseen by Microsoft it seems! :(

I would provide you with a screenshot, but it would be German anyways. I think the guys who use image linking in Word since v2007, will know what I mean.

Thank you in advance!

Best regards

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No one got any idea? :/ –  grunwald2.0 May 12 '11 at 13:39
    
I came across your question as I was searching for a way to BREAK the links to images and save them within the document, which is described on the page linked below. It seems my Word 2010 default IS to link images. Did you ever get an answer to your question about how to always link images? http://www.onemanwrites.co.uk/2011/09/13/how-to-embed-linked-images-in-word-201‌​0/ –  user167202 Oct 23 '12 at 16:42

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