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

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

Article ID : 951385
Last Review : April 21, 2008
Revision : 1.0

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, point to Prepare, and then click Edit Links to Files.

APPLIES TO
• Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007

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