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The problem is - probably - with how Word handles hyperlinks. If you're
working off of a server, Word automatically uses the entire server address
for the hyperlinks. If you aren't connected to your server, it can't find
To be safe, move your Word doc along with any documents you intend to create
relational links to, to your hard drive and then create the hyperlinks. When
you PDF it from there, it should work.
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Subject: Word 2002 to Acrobat 7.08-links
I have been waiting all weekend to submit this problem to the Monday morning
crew. When I create a PDF from a Word doc, the links either don't work or
refer back to the source document--except the outside hyperlinks, which
work. My publication is over 500 pages, containing over a thousand links,
and I don't want to format the links all over again in Acrobat.
I have the "add links to Adobe PDF" checked, but to no avail. I have Googled
this problem, and I've found it to be quite common with Acrobat 7, so I'm
hoping that one of you have a solution. If not, I will be entering the
dreaded Adobe Support Zone later this morning.
Any suggestions on this issue would be greatly appreciated.