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Changing names in embedded object in Word

Discussion in 'Business Applications' started by gopal_tsg, Jan 21, 2003.

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  1. gopal_tsg

    gopal_tsg Thread Starter

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    Hi ,
    I am having a problem with a embedded object in a word document.i actually wanted to embedd a .ini file(a text file).I embedded this object by choosing INSERT->OBJECT->'create from file tab' option and with the checkbox 'display as icon' enabled.When i tried opening this object and use the 'file save
    as ' option ,the title bar displayed 'Pkg20-Notepad' instead of original filename.If this is a feature restriction ,is there a option to specify the name of the original file(object embedded inside word) to be present as default option in the 'file save as ' dialog box,instead of *.*


    Any help will be great.

    With Regards
    Gopal
     
  2. Anne Troy

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    Do you want to simply display the text that is in that INI file?
     
  3. gopal_tsg

    gopal_tsg Thread Starter

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    Hi DreamBoat,
    The idea was suppose that i had to give somebody my document containing the ini file as as embedded object,when the user tries to save a local copy the default filename that appears in the object is *.* ,instead of this i want the filename of the file embedded in it to be the default substitute.Even if the title bar of the 'file save as ' dialog box (inside the packager object)has the name it is enough

    I hope i have the clarified myself.I simply don't want the text to be pasted inside the document but as embedded object.


    With Regards
    Gopal
     
  4. Anne Troy

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    Yuk.

    Word isn't exactly Winzip....

    If it's intra-company, why not put the ini on a network folder, or even a batch file that'll run it...put a hyperlink in the Word doc instead.

    Or show them the INI text in the document, put a command button in the document, that will copy that text (don't worry, you can have create an autotext entry of the INI text so they can't change the text) to a new Word doc and save it as a text file with an INI extension and put it where you want it, or where they want it? Macros must be enabled of course.

    Hope that gives you some ideas.

    I can't help you any other way. Sorry. Maybe someone else can.
     
  5. gopal_tsg

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    Hi Dreamboat,
    Thanks for the suggestion dreamboat,i think this should do it.

    With Regards
    Gopal
     
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