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Incorrect error message when you try to edit an embedded object in PowerPoint 2007: "The linked file is not available. Use the Edit Links command to find the file"

SYMPTOMS
When you try to edit an embedded object in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007, you may receive the following error message:
The linked file is not available. Use the Edit Links command to find the file.
However, this error message is incorrect because the Edit Links command is not available in PowerPoint 2007.
WORKAROUND
To edit links in PowerPoint 2007, click the Microsoft Office ButtonMicrosoft Office Button, point to Prepare, and then click Edit Links to Files.
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Article ID: 951385 - Last Review: 04/21/2008 17:32:06 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

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