PPT2000: PowerPoint Add-in for Embedding Linked Images

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Microsoft has created a Microsoft PowerPoint add-in that allows you to convert all linked images in a presentation to embedded images. This add-in can help you work around Pack and Go problems, in which linked images are not included in a packed presentation.

For additional information about this problem, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
238192 PPT2000: Linked Pictures Lost When Unpacking Presentation


The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
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Download Embed.exe now
For additional information about how to download Microsoft Support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to Obtain Microsoft Support Files from Online Services
Microsoft scanned this file for viruses. Microsoft used the most current virus-detection software that was available on the date that the file was posted. The file is stored on security-enhanced servers that help to prevent any unauthorized changes to the file. When you double-click the Embed.exe file, the Embed.ppa file is extracted to the folder that you choose. Microsoft recommends that you place the Embed.ppa file in the following folder:
C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office
To set up the add-in, follow these steps:
  1. Start Microsoft PowerPoint. If you see the startup dialog box, click Cancel.
  2. On the Tools menu, click Add-Ins.
  3. Click Add New.
  4. Click the Embed.ppa file, and then click OK.
To use this add-in, open a presentation that contains many linked images that you would like to convert to embedded images. On the Tools menu, click Embed Linked Images.


Article ID: 282943 - Last Review: August 5, 2004 - Revision: 2.3
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition
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