Picture is missing

The picture is a linked picture and the external linked file is missing or moved so that the link is broken. If this condition is not fixed when you try to print the publication, a message box will display and you will need to do one of the following:

  • Find the linked picture and update the link

  • Replace the picture with a different picture

  • Print the version of the picture that was displayed in the publication before the link broke

  • Print the publication without the picture

To find and select the item, click the error message in the Design Checker task pane, click the arrow, and then click Go to this Item.

Automatic fix

Find the Linked Picture     Click this fix to open the Link to Picture dialog box where you can look for the missing picture and then fix the link.

  1. In the Link to Picture dialog box, click the picture that you want.

    If you don't see the picture that you want, locate the folder that contains the picture.

  2. Click Link to File.

Manual fix

If the linked picture is lost, you can link to a different picture.

Replace the picture with a different picture

  1. On the Tools menu, click Graphics Manager.

  2. In the Show list, under Display options, select Missing/modified pictures.

  3. In the Graphics Manager task pane, under Select a picture, click the arrow next to the picture whose link you want to update (its status will appear as Original is missing), and then click Replace this Picture.

  4. In the Insert Picture dialog box, click the picture that you want.

    If you don't see the picture that you want, switch to the drive or folder that it's in.

  5. Do one of the following:

    • To insert the picture as a linked file, click the arrow next to Insert, and then click Link to File.

    • To insert the picture as an embedded picture, click Insert.

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