At 12:27 -0800 9/12/06, Jeremy H. Griffith wrote: >On Sat, 9 Dec 2006 11:06:41 +0000, Steve Rickaby ><srickaby at wordmongers.demon.co.uk> wrote: > >>As a side-issue to this discussion, is it true that a >>graphic imported by copy retains no accessible path >>information to the original imported file? > >Yes. It's easy to verify that; import one by copy, >and look at the MIF. No name or path there.
Thanks for that, Jeremy. I appreciate that three does not appear to be any record, my question was really to ask whether any Deep Juju could be used to recover the information. Clearly not. > >If this is the case, I'd see it as a major demerit of >>import by copy. In the work that I do, graphics change >>pretty much as often as text, and the ability to generate >>lists of imported files is mandatory. > >One of many major demerits, IMHO. To me, the sudden >appearance of grey boxes where images used to be, which >can be fixed only by re-importing those images (if you >are fortunate enough to remember where they are and what >they are named), is much worse. And that can happen >at any time. Quite. -- Steve