Changing path for cross references

Explorer ,
Sep 25, 2019

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I need to change the name of the file that is being linked to by many cross references in a book. The name of the linked file has been changed, but the contents of the file are the same. Is there a way to make global changes to the path for cross references? There are far too many links to redo them individually.

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Adobe Community Professional ,
Sep 25, 2019

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Rick Quatro's PathChanger utility will do this for cross-references as well as for graphics and text insets. You have to do some work in a spreadsheet program, but it sounds like that could be done by Search and Replace.

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Mentor ,
Sep 26, 2019

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It would be a simple job for ExtendScript. Alternatively, you could also do it by saving the file to MIF, then doing a search-and-replace in a text editor.

 

Russ

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Sep 30, 2019

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I agree if this is something they're only doing for a few files or that they don't expect to have to do many times in the future. Sometimes the BFME method is best, even if it is less elegant.

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Sep 27, 2019

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Hi Tom:

 

Did one of these answers work for you?

 

~Barb

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