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Hyperlinking jpg files in Word document

I want Windows Picture & Fax Viewer to display jpg files hyperlinked in a Word document. Currently, the files are always displayed in Microsoft Photo Editor. How can i change this?

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  • jcliffe Mar 12, 2008

    I see nobody has anything to offer. No problem - I have found the answer elsewhere. For those of you who might be interested (as this resolves similar issues with other Office Apps.), the answer is as follows:



    First, create a System Restore point, then Start, Run regedit. Go to HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Office\9.0\Common\Internet and create a new DWORD value named ForceShellExecute. Double-click on this and give it a value of one, then close the Registry editor.
    You will probably have other version numbers of Office as Registry keys. I was using Office 2003 and had keys for 8.0, 9.0 and 11.0. Adding the key to 11.0 didn’t work, but adding it to 9.0 caused the hyperlink associations to correspond with the Explorer associations. This should also work for Office 2000 and Office XP.

  • jcliffe Mar 13, 2008

    techsankar - thanks for trying but you haven't understood the problem.

  • Anonymous Jan 29, 2009

    I have the same problem but the solution doesn't apply to Office 2007...

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Install/upgrage office 2003 sofware. it comes with Picture & Fax Viewer. office xp and office 2000 doesnt come with Picture & Fax Viewer.

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