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Linking to text files

Post by donne » Sun Nov 10, 2013 9:11 am

Is it possible to link to external files other than jpegs in KKProV3? I seem to remember that earlier versions of KKPro allowed you to do this. What I would like to do is to link to a text file containing a transcription of a lease or a will for example which is saved as a pdf. I tried treating such files as an 'Object' but that didn't seem to work.

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Re: Linking to text files

Post by Nick Hunter » Mon Nov 11, 2013 9:10 am

Hi,
You can insert a link to a PDF file by using Objects http://kithkinpro.spansoft.org/manual/html/objects.php
If you set the "Link" tick box when inserting the object K&KPro will just store a link to the PDF file but if this box is left empty the PDF file will actually be stored in K&KPro.

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Re: Linking to text files

Post by donne » Sun Dec 01, 2013 9:31 am

Thanks for the reply. When I bring up the 'insert object' window' I can see a range of OLE objects including Adobe Acrobat Document which I suppose is what I need. But I can see only two choices, Create New or Create from File and one tick box called Display as Icon. None of these seem to be the link box you describe. What am I missing?

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Re: Linking to text files

Post by Nick Hunter » Sun Dec 01, 2013 10:41 am

Hi,
When you select "Create from file" the "Link" box will appear.

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Re: Linking to text files

Post by donne » Sat Dec 07, 2013 8:42 am

Thanks very much, I've got it now.

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