1. Hire a programmer.
2. Program it yourself. I'm rather sure all hyperlinks are in a collection and if you traverse that it wouldn't be too difficult to change this one property or each.
3. Do it manually from the GUI. I found CLIPMATE (free download) a nice tool to copy a filename in different formats to the clipboard (like //myserver/myfolder/my subfolder/mydoc.doc). That makes it rather easy to get the filenames right.
4. Use third party software (maybe WORDPIPE will work also).
Estimated time and costs:
1. $ 500.
2. Two days (searching and learning mostly).
3. 1 hour (60 hyperlinks @ 1 minute).
Let your boss decide. After all, he has to pay one way or the other.
I created a Microsoft Word document that contains dozens of linked objects (OLE's). I am searching for a method to programmatically search and replace all these links.
In searching online, I found code to perform this task for both Access and PPT ... but not for Word.
I have also found a program called "ReplaceMagic," but I need this solution for work and they'll never let me download third-party software for this. I need a macro.
Here are the solutions I discovered for Access and PPT:
MS Access: "ACC2000: How to Programmatically Link or Embed an Object on a Form (Article ID 209990)" http://support.microsoft.com/kb/209990
MS PowerPoint: "Search & Replace to change OLE link paths" http://pptfaq.com/FAQ00759.htm
If anyone has a solution, I'd really appreciate it!