Microsoft Works - pasting shortcut icons

  davfran 09:47 26 Dec 2003
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IS it possible to paste a shortcut icon into a works word processor document? I have used insert object, chosen 'bitmap image' and ticked 'show as icon'.

What appears in the docmunet is just a placeholder with something like wuxxxx.lnk.

  Big Elf 11:52 26 Dec 2003

Try this. 'Edit', 'Paste Special', 'Display as an icon', then 'Change Icon' then 'Browse' to the location where the icon is stored.

  davfran 15:36 26 Dec 2003

Hi,

No 'paste special' appears on the menu and the 'undo, cut, copy, paste and clear' options are all greyed out.....?

  Big Elf 15:50 26 Dec 2003

Sorry, I though Works came with Word. Have you got the option to insert object and 'Create from File' with 'Display as an icon'?

  davfran 15:58 26 Dec 2003

Only as I stated in my first post.

  [email protected]@m 16:01 26 Dec 2003

You'll have to select something to Copy first.

  davfran 20:49 26 Dec 2003

Have tried that too. Doesn't work.

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