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I'm looking for a text editor where you can drag-n-drop images into your document, and the images are then linked from their original location. With "linked", I mean that they are displayed inside the document, but are not stored in the document file.

As far as I know, Word can do this linking - but it doesn't work with Drag-n-Drop. Drag-n-Drop always causes the file to be embedded in Word.

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Microsoft Word will do this, with a tiny modification. When you drag-and-drop, use the right mouse button. When you release the mouse button, you will get a prompt asking what you want to do. One of the options will be to Create Hyperlink Here.

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When I do this in Word 2003, it inserts a hyperlink that shows the image path as a text. What I want to do instead is display the image inside the document. Updated my question, it previously wasn't too clear about that. –  LTR Nov 30 '12 at 22:55
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SynWrite editor, if you 're about HTML docs. Drop jpg-png-gif file into text is supported, when HTML lexer active.

Or try OpenOffice.org maybe

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