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Confirmthatacurrentverifiedbackupofthevaultandstreamfilesexistsandcanberestored,if
necessary.
CloseAutodeskInventoronthecomputerthatwillrunthemigration.
Ensurethatnousersareconnectedtothevaultthatwillbeinvolvedinthemigration.Forthisreason,
werecommendperformingmigrationafterbusinesshours.
14.7.11
About AutodeskInventordialogs
SomeactionsinAutodeskInventorshowMeridianapplicationlinkdialogsinsteadofthedefaultAutodesk
InventordialogsbecausetheactioninvolvesdocumentsinMeridian.Someofthedialogsareexplainedhere.
IftheUpdateReplacedDocumentsdialogboxappearswhenyouopenanassemblyorsubassembly,it
meansthatyourassemblycontainsreferencestopartdrawingsthathavebeenreplacedbynewerversions.
Tokeepthereferencetotheoldversion(nowretiredinthevault),clickCancel.Amessagewill
appeartoremindyouthatyoucannoteditretiredparts.
Toupdatethereferencetothenewerversion,clickUpdate.
Toupdateonlysomereferences,clearthecheckboxesforthereferencesyoudonotwanttoupdate,
andthenclickUpdate.
Thisdialogalsoappearsifyouopenadrawingviewcontainingviewsofanassemblywithreplacedreferences
thathavenotbeenupdated.
AMeridianSavedialogboxappearswhenyousavechangestoanassemblyfilebecauseAutodeskInventor
wantstowritechangestothefilesthattheassemblyreferences.Thedialogliststhefilesandtheircurrent
vaultstatus.Thedocumentsmustbecheckedouttoyoutobeabletosavechanges.Meridianfiltersoutthe
documentsthatareeithernotunderchangebyyouorunderchangebyanotherperson,sothatnoerrorswill
occurwhenAutodeskInventorattemptstowritetoadocumentthatyoudonothavetheaccesstoedit.
Note    Rememberthat,dependingontherevisionmethodologyyouuse(documentworkfloworderiveddoc-
uments),changingapartmayupdatealloftheassembliesthatreferenceit.
AutodeskInventorinformsyouthatareferenceddocumentisread-only.
Anotheruserattemptstoeditareferenceddocument.
MeridiancanalsobeconfiguredtostartaQuickChangewhenyouneedtocheckoutcomponents,toredraw
titleblockswhenpropertiesaresynchronized,andtoapplyspecificdocumenttypestonewlibrarycom-
ponents.Thesesettingsmaybesetintheserver’sregistry,inthevault’sconfiguration.Thesettingsare
detailedintheBlueCieloMeridianEnterpriseConfigurationGuide.
14.8
AbouttheSolidWorkslink
TheMeridianEnterpriseapplicationlinkforSolidWorksprovidessimilarfunctionalitytotheotherCADapplic-
ationlinks:
Propertydataexchange
Assembly/subassembly/partstructuremanagement
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Thesefeaturesareimportantbecausetheycanaffectthedataintegrityofyourdrawings.Assemblystructure
managementisautomaticanddoesn’trequireanyactiononyourpart.Propertydataexchangeisalsoauto-
maticoritcanbeactivatedatyourdiscretion.
Besidesthesefeatures,theSolidWorkslinkisuniqueinthatitshowsaMeridianEnterprisevaultbrowser
insideSolidWorksthatyoucanusetofindandworkwithSolidWorksfilesthatresideinavault.Forinform-
ationaboutusingthisbrowser,see“WorkingwiththeMeridianEnterprisebrowser”onpage230.
PropertydataexchangebetweenSolidWorksandMeridianEnterpriseoccursbyalinkbetweenMeridian
EnterprisepropertiesandSolidWorksproperties(evaluatedvalues).IfyourSolidWorksfilescontainprop-
ertiesthatareusedintitleblocks,forexample,thattextcanbesynchronizedwithpropertiesinaMeridian
Enterprisevault.NormalSolidWorkstextcannotbelinkedwithMeridian.MeridianEnterprisecansupportmul-
tiplepropertysetssimultaneously.Propertydataexchangeisconfiguredbyasystemadministratorand
describedintheBlueCieloMeridianEnterpriseConfigurationGuide.
Assembly/subassembly/partmanagementbyMeridianEnterpriseentailsautomaticallydetectingandtracking
SolidWorksfilesregardlessofwherethefilesmayresideinavault,includingLocalWorkspace.Thismeans
thatMeridianEnterprisecanmaintainthereferentialintegrityofSolidWorksfilesasyouimportthemintoa
vault,movethem,createrevisions,andevenexchangethemwithotherpartiesusingbriefcases.Whenyou
openafileinSolidWorksthathasreferencestootherfiles,theSolidWorkslinkfindsthecurrentlocationofthe
referencefilesinthevaultandupdatesthelocationsofthereferencefilesinthecurrentfile.Thelinkwilleven
detectifthereferencefileshavebeenrenamedinthevaultandwillresolvethemcorrectlyinSolidWorks.
TheSolidWorkslinkautomaticallycreatesandmaintainsMeridianEnterprisereferencesbetweenassem-
blies,subassemblies,andparts.Theselinkscanbeusedtoviewfilesthatmightbeeffectedbychangestoa
differentfileandforotheruses.
TogetherwiththebasicintegrationprovidedbyApplicationIntegration,anyfilecreatedorusedbySolidWorks
canbemanagedinaMeridianEnterprisevault.Conversely,SolidWorkscommandsthatrequestafilecan
accessMeridianEnterprisevaultsfordocumentselection.
ThecommandsforusingtheSolidWorkslinkfeaturescanbefoundontheBlueCielomenuandinthe
BlueCielotoolbarinSolidWorks.SomecommandsarealsoavailablewithinthePowerUserapplication.
Tips
TheeasiestwaytocorrectlyimportSolidWorksassemblieswhilemaintainingtheirreferencesis
describedin“Importingassemblies”onpage131.
ForviewingSolidWorksfilesinPowerUser,werecommendthatyouinstalltheSolidWorkseDraw-
ingsvieweronyourcomputerandsetitasthedefaultviewerforSolidWorksfilesasdescribedin
“Changingviewers”onpage118.
ForthebestperformancewhenloadingSolidWorksassemblies,enabletheSolidWorks
PerformanceoptionAutomaticallyloadcomponentslightweight.Bydefault,theoptionisdis-
abled.
Notes
SolidWorksnoteannotationsthatarelinkedtoSolidWorkspropertieswillalsoshowthevalueof
MeridianEnterprisepropertiesifthepropertiesaremappedtooneanother.However,thissyn-
chronizationisonlyinonedirectionfromtheSolidWorkspropertytotheannotation.Manualchanges
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totheannotationwillnotbesynchronizedtotheMeridianEnterpriseproperty.
PropertyandreferencesynchronizationdoesnotworkinSolidWorkslightweightmodebecause
externalreferencesarenotresolvedbySolidWorks.
ThefunctionalityprovidedinSolidWorksbyApplicationIntegrationissubjecttothegenerallim-
itationsofApplicationIntegrationdescribedin“AboutApplicationIntegration”onpage84.For
example,ifthecurrentfileinSolidWorkswasopenedfromaworkarea,usingApplicationIntegration
toselectaparttoplaceinthefileislimitedtothecontext(Mainareaorworkarea)wherethecurrent
filewasopenedfrom.
DonotcopyreferencesinPowerUserwhileanyofthefilestowhichthereferencesreferareopenin
SolidWorks.Thereferencesmightnotbeupdatedcorrectlyduetothefilesbeingheldopenby
SolidWorks.Formoreinformationaboutcopyingreferencesandtheconfigurableoptions,see“Duplic-
atingreferences”onpage141.
MeridianusesSolidWorksitselftoupdateproperties.BecauseMeridianwillstartandclose
SolidWorksforeachdocument,thiswilladdasignificantdelaytoactionsthatinvolvemultipledoc-
uments,forexamplereleasinganentireassembly.Toimproveperformancesignificantly,simply
launchSolidWorksandkeepitrunninginthebackgroundbeforestartingtheaction.
Thefollowingtopicsdescribeeachfeature.
14.8.1
WorkingwiththeMeridianEnterprisebrowser
WhentheMeridianEnterpriseapplicationlinkforSolidWorksisinstalledonyourcomputer,theMeridianEnter-
prisebrowserappearsinSolidWorkssimilartothefollowingfigurethatidentifiesthevariousareasofthe
browser.
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Thefollowingtabledescribeseachareaofthebrowser.
Number
Name
Description
1
QuickFind
bar
Usetosearchthecurrentlyopenvaultfordocuments.Theresultsofthesearchwill
appearintheNavigationview(2).ThistoolbarworkssimilartotheQuickFindtool-
barinPowerUserasdescribedin“UsingQuickFind”onpage103.
2
Navigation
view
Oneofthedefinedviewsofthevaultcontents.Thesearethesameviewsthatare
showninPowerUserasdescribedin“AboutNavigationviews”onpage97.To
selectanotherview,clicktheNavigationviewbutton(6).Right-clickingadoc-
umentintheviewshowsthedocumentshortcutmenudescribedin“Understanding
theshortcutmenus”onpage41.Fordescriptionsofthestatusicons,see“Nav-
igationviewicons”onpage101.
3
Meridian
Enterprise
browser
tab
Whenadifferentbrowserisvisible,clickthistabtoshowtheMeridianEnterprise
browser.
4
Refresh
Refreshesthecurrentviewtoshowrecentchanges.
FeaturesoftheMeridianEnterprisebrowser
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Number
Name
Description
button
5
Vaultbut-
ton
Clicktoopenadifferentvault.
6
Navigation
viewbut-
ton
ClicktoopenadifferentNavigationview(2).
7
Context
button
Clicktoopenadifferentcontext,aworkareaorthe Mainarea.
FeaturesoftheMeridianEnterprisebrowser(continued)
YoucanusetheMeridianEnterprisebrowsertodraganddropitemsintoSolidWorks.Ifyoudropafileonthe
SolidWorkstitlebar,thefilewillbeopened.Ifyoudropafileintothedrawingpane,thefilewillbeinsertedinto
theassembly.
Note    WhenMeridianEnterpriseApplicationIntegrationisinRemotemode,theMeridianEnterprisevault
browserisnotavailable.Likewise,whenitisinOfflinemode,thevaultbrowser,BlueCielotoolbar,and
BlueCielomenuareallunavailable.
14.8.2
Editingpropertiesin SolidWorks
SynchronizingMeridianpropertiesfromSolidWorkspropertiesisaneasywaytoupdatesomeMeridianprop-
erties,butyoumayencountercircumstanceswhereyouwanttoeditMeridianpropertiesthatarenotlinkedto
fileproperties.RatherthanopenaMeridianapplication,youcaneditpropertieswithoutleavingSolidWorks.
ToeditpropertiesfromwithinSolidWorks:
1. OntheBlueCielomenuinSolidWorks,selectProperties.TheMeridianpropertypagesappearjustas
theywouldfromwithinMeridian.
2. ClickEdit.
3. EditthepropertiesandclickOK.TheMeridianpropertiesareupdated.
14.9
AbouttheRevitlink
TheMeridianEnterpriseapplicationlinkforAutodeskRevitsupportsalloftheReviteditions:Architecture,
MEP,andStructure.Thelinkprovides:
MeridianEnterprisepropertyediting
Titleblockdataexchange
Filepropertydataexchange,includingcustomproperties
Automaticpresentationfilegenerationandimport
Worksharing
Externalreferencemanagement
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Note    Resolvingmodifiedreferencesrequiresread/writeaccess.Themodelcannotbeunderchange
byanyuser.Referenceresolutionisnotsupportedformodelsthataretransmittedandworkshared.
Resolvedabsolutereferencepathsareconvertedtorelativereferencestosupportmodelreview.
PropertydataexchangebetweenRevitandMeridianEnterpriseoccursbyalinkbetweenMeridianEnterprise
propertiesandRevitproperties.Ifyourdrawingtitleblocksusepropertiesforthetitleblocktext,thattextcan
besynchronizedwithpropertiesinaMeridianEnterprisevault.NormalRevittextcannotbelinkedwith
Meridian.
MeridianEnterprisesupportsalimitedsetofRevitproperties:
ProjectIssueDate
ProjectStatus
ClientName
ProjectAddress
ProjectName
ProjectNumber
Propertydataexchangeandworksharingisconfiguredbyasystemadministratorasdescribedinthe
BlueCieloMeridianEnterpriseConfigurationGuide.
TogetherwiththebasicintegrationprovidedbyApplicationIntegration,anyfilecreatedorusedbyRevitcan
bemanagedinaMeridianEnterprisevault.Conversely,Revitcommandsthatrequestafilecanaccess
MeridianEnterprisevaultsfordocumentselection.
Notes
ThefunctionalityprovidedinRevitbyApplicationIntegrationissubjecttothegenerallimitationsof
ApplicationIntegrationdescribedin“AboutApplicationIntegration”onpage84.Forexample,ifthecur-
rentdrawinginRevitwasopenedfromaworkarea,usingApplicationIntegrationtoselectareference
fileorimagetoplaceinthedrawingislimitedtothecontext(Mainareaorworkarea)fromwhichthe
drawingwasopened.
MeridianusesRevititselftoupdateproperties.BecauseMeridianwillstartandcloseRevitforeach
document,thiswilladdasignificantdelaytoactionsthatinvolvemultipledocuments,forexample
releasinganentireassembly.Toimproveperformancesignificantly,simplylaunchRevitandkeepit
runninginthebackgroundbeforestartingtheaction.
Tip    IfyouarepartofateamworkingonRevitprojects,contactasystemadministratoraboutconfiguringthe
projectfoldersinthevaultassharedworkspacesasdescribedintheBlueCieloMeridianEnterprise
ConfigurationGuide.
ThecommandsforusingtheRevitlinkfeaturescanbefoundintheBlueCielogroupoftheAdd-Insmenuin
Revit.SomecommandsarealsoavailablewithinthePowerUserapplication.Thefollowingtopicsdescribe
eachfeature.
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14.9.1
EditingpropertiesinRevit
SynchronizingMeridianpropertiesfromRevitpropertiesisaneasywaytoupdatesomeMeridianproperties,
butyoumayencountercircumstanceswhereyouwanttoeditMeridianpropertiesthatarenotlinkedtoRevit
properties.RatherthanopenaMeridianapplication,youcaneditthepropertieswithoutleavingRevit.
ToeditpropertiesfromwithinRevit:
1. IntheBlueCielogroupoftheAdd-InsmenuinRevit,selectProperties.TheMeridianpropertypages
appearjustastheywouldfromwithinMeridian.
2. ClickEdit.
3. EditthepropertiesandclickOK.TheMeridianpropertiesareupdated.
14.9.2
Creatingapresentationdocument
TheRevitlinkprovidesacommandforconvenientlycreatingapresentationdocument(.dwffile)forthecur-
rentbuildingmodel.Thelinkautomaticallystoresthedocumentasahybridpartofthecurrentmodel.This
makesthepresentationeasytofindandassociatesitwiththesamepropertyvaluesasthebuildingmodel
fromwhichitwasmade.Italsomakesthebuildingmodeleasiertoviewsince.dwffilesaresupportedbythe
viewer,butRevitbuildingmodelfilesarenotsupported.
Note    Forthepresentationtobeattachedcorrectly,thedocumenttypethatisassignedtobuildingmodelfiles
mustbeconfiguredproperlybyasystemadministratorasdescribedinBlueCieloMeridianEnterprise
ConfigurationGuide.
Tocreateapresentationdocument:
1. InRevit,openthebuildingmodelforwhichyouwanttocreatethepresentationfile.
2. IntheBlueCielogroupoftheAdd-InsmenuinRevit,selectCreatePresentation.Apresentationfile
isgeneratedforyouautomaticallyfromthecurrentviewandattachedtotheopenbuildingmodeldoc-
umentinthevault.
14.9.3
Understandingworksharing
TheRevitlinksupportsworksharingbydetectingwhenalocalcopyofamodelissynchronizedwiththecent-
ralfileinavault.Duringsynchronization,thelinkcanbehavedifferentlydependingonhowitisconfiguredbya
systemadministrator.
Thelinkcan:
CheckthecentralfileouttoyouineithertheQuickChangeortheUnderChangeworkflowstate.
Youmightbepromptedtoacceptordeclinetherouting.
Checkthecentralfileouttoavirtualuser(forexample,DesignTeam) ineithertheQuickChangeor
theUnderChangeworkflowstate.
Releasethecentralfileautomaticallyaftersynchronizationhasfinished.Otherwise,oneusermust
clicktheReleaseSharedCentralbuttoninRevit.
UpdateMeridianpropertiesofthecentralfilewithsynchronizationinformationsuchasthenamesof
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editableworksets,synchronizationdateandtime,reloaddateandtime.
MaintainaMeridianEnterprisereferencebetweenthelocalcopyandthecentralfile.
Aftersynchronization,youcaneasilycleanupyourlocalworkspaceofRevitbackupfilesbyclickingRemove
backupfiles.
FordetailsabouthowtheRevitlinkisconfiguredinyoursystem,consultasystemadministrator.
14.9.4
Workingwithsheetsets
TheRevitlinkcanbeconfiguredbyasystemadministratortoautomaticallyimportsheetsetswhentheyare
exportedfromRevit.AMeridianreferenceiscreatedbetweeneachsheetsetfileandthemodelfromwhichit
wasexported.Thesereferencescanbeusefulforfindingallofthedocumentsinasheetsetandnavigating
amongthemasdescribedin“Viewingreferences”onpage212.
Note    Thisfeaturehasthefollowinglimitations:
Ifexportingthesheetsetresultsinmultiplefiles,thelastfileinthesetisnotimportedautomatically
andmustbeimportedmanually.ThisisduetoadefectintheRevitAPI andmightberesolvedina
futurerelease.
Ifexportingthesheetsetwillresultinmultiplefiles,Meridianwillcreateatemporaryemptydocument
withthenamethatisspecifiedintheRevitSavedialogboxastheprefixoftheexportedfiles.Ifthe
documenttypethatisassignedtothisfileisconfiguredtoshowwizardpages,theywillappearbut
canbeignored.Thetemporarydocumentwillbeautomaticallyrevokedaftertheexporthascom-
pleted.
Beforere-exportingthesamesheetset,youmustplaceallexistingdocumentsinthesheetsetunder
changeinaworkflow.Thisissothatthefilescanbeupdatedandnewrevisionscreatedandnot
importedasduplicatedocuments.
FordetailsabouthowtheRevitlinkisconfiguredinyoursystem,consultasystemadministrator.
14.10
About theOfficelink
TheMeridianEnterpriseapplicationlinkforMicrosoftOfficesupportsautomaticpropertyvalueexchange
betweentheMeridianEnterprisevaultandOfficedocumentproperties.Whenthelinkisinstalled,aBlueCielo
toolbarisaddedtoWord,Excel,Outlook,andPowerPointversions2003andlaterformanuallysynchronizing
andeditingMeridianEnterpriseproperties.
Thelinkalsoprovidesautomatichyperlinkandreferencefilemanagementregardlessofwherethefilesmay
resideinavault,includingLocalWorkspace.ThismeansthatMeridianEnterprisecanmaintainthereferential
integrityoffilelinksasyouimportfilesintoavault,movethem,createrevisions,andevenexchangefileswith
otherpartiesusingbriefcases.WhenyouopenadocumentinanOfficeapplicationthathaslinkstootherfiles,
theOfficelinkfindsthecurrentlocationofthefilesinthevaultandupdatesthelocationsofthefilesinthepar-
entdocument.Thelinkwillevendetectifthelinkedfileshavebeenrenamedinthevaultandwillresolvethem
correctlyinOffice.
TheOfficelinkautomaticallycreatesandmaintainsMeridianEnterprisereferencesbetweendocumentsand
theirlinkedfiles.Theselinkscanbeusedtoviewdocumentsthatmightbeeffectedbychangestoaparent
documentandforotheruses.
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TogetherwiththebasicintegrationprovidedbyApplicationIntegration,anyfilecreatedorusedbyOfficecan
bemanagedinaMeridianEnterprisevault.Conversely,Officecommandsthatrequestafilecanaccess
MeridianEnterprisevaultsfordocumentselection.
Notes
ThefunctionalityprovidedinOfficebyApplicationIntegrationissubjecttothegenerallimitationsof
ApplicationIntegrationdescribedin“AboutApplicationIntegration”onpage84.Forexample,ifthe
selecteddocumentinOfficewasopenedfromaworkarea,usingApplicationIntegrationtoselect
anotherdocumenttoinsertintheopendocumentislimitedtothecontext(Mainareaorworkarea)
fromwherethedocumentwasopened.
ThelinktoMS VisiomustbeenabledbysettingregistryvaluesthataredescribedintheBlueCielo
MeridianEnterpriseAdministrator'sGuide.
FeaturesforstoringOutlookemailmessagesandattachmentsinavaultarealsoprovidedbythelink.
Tip    TheBlueCielotoolbarcanbefoundontheAdd-InstaboftheribboninOfficeversions2007andlater
(exceptVisio).
ThefollowingtopicsdescribethefeaturesoftheOfficelink.
14.10.1
Editing propertiesinOffice
SynchronizingMeridianpropertiesfromOfficepropertiesisaneasywaytoupdatesomeMeridianproperties,
butyoumayencountercircumstanceswhereyouwanttoeditMeridianpropertiesthatarenotlinkedtoOffice
properties.RatherthanopenaMeridianapplication,youcaneditpropertieswithoutleavingtheOfficeapplic-
ations.
ToeditpropertiesfromwithinOfficeapplications:
1. OntheBlueCielotoolbarintheOfficeapplication,selectProperties.TheMeridianpropertypages
appearjustastheywouldfromwithinMeridian.
2. ClickEdit.
3. EditthepropertiesandclickOK.TheMeridianpropertiesareupdated.
14.10.2
Linking files
TheMicrosoftOfficeapplicationsmakeitrelativelyeasytosharedatabetweenthemandotherfileswithout
importingthedata.YoucandothisusingObjectLinkingandEmbedding(OLE)links.Forexample,youcan
linkapicturetoacellinanExcelspreadsheetorlinkaspreadsheetintoaWorddocument.Thelinkeddatawill
appearinthelinkingdocumentbutnotbestoredthere.Wheneverthepictureorspreadsheetisupdated,the
linkingdocumentswillbeupdatedautomatically.
Tip    YoucandetermineifanOfficedocumenthaslinkstootherdocumentsbythepresenceoftheEdit
LinkstoFilescommandinthePreparegroupoftheOfficemenu.
Note    AlthoughOLE objectsinsertedintonon-Officedocuments(forexample,Excelspreadsheetsinserted
intoAutoCADdrawings)areshownforsomefileformatsbytheviewer,referencesbetweenthedocuments
arenotautomaticallycreatedbytheapplicationlinks.Youcancreatereferencesmanuallyasdescribedin
“Creatingreferences”onpage76.
ThekeystocreatinglinkswithcorrespondingMeridianEnterprisereferencesare:
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UsetheOfficeapplication’sLinktoFileoption.
DonotuseMeridianEnterpriseApplicationIntegrationtoselectthelinkedfile.Becauseofitsuni-
versalapplication,itwillcreateaninsertion(embeddedobject)instead.Therefore,thelinkedfilemust
resideoutsidethevault,atleasttemporarily,sothatyoucanselectitwiththeOfficeapplication’sfile
dialog,whichcannotbrowsevaultcontents.
Afterinsertingthelink,savethelinkingfilesothatthelinkcanbereadbytheOfficelink.
UsetheSynchronizeReferencesfromFilecommandinPowerUsertoreadthelinkfromthelink-
ingdocumentandcreatethereference.
ThefollowingprocedureusestheexampleoflinkingapictureintoaWorddocument.Forinstructionsforother
combinations,refertotheOfficeHelp.TheprocedurewillbesimilarbutthecommandstouseintheOffice
applicationsaredifferent.
TolinkOfficefilesthatresideoutsidethevaultandtoimportthemintothevault:
1. OpenthefileinWordwhichyouwanttocreatethelink.
2. OntheInserttaboftheribbon,clickPicture.TheInsertPicturedialogboxappears.
3. Selectthepicturethatyouwanttoinsert,clickthedownarrowintheInsertbutton,andselectLink
toFile.Thepictureappearsintheopenfile.
4. Saveandclosethefile.
5. Importbothfilesintothevaultasdescribedin“Importingfilesusingdraganddrop”onpage121.The
documentsappearinthevault.However,theMeridianEnterprisereferencehasnotyetbeencreated.
6. Selectthelinking(Word)documentandthenontheDocumentmenu,selectSynchronize
ReferencesfromFile.ReferenceiconsappearontheDocumentpropertypageofbothdocuments.
AnMicrosoft WordReferencetypelinkhasbeenmadefromtheWorddocumenttothepicturefile
thatyoulinkedandimported.Thenameofthereferenceisthefilenameofthelinkedpicture.Thedir-
ectionofthereferenceisfromtheWorddocumenttothepicturedocument.Youcanviewtheref-
erenceasdescribedin“Viewingreferences”onpage158.
TolinkanOfficefilethatisalreadyinthevaulttoafilethatisnotinthevault:
1. OpenthevaultdocumentinWordinwhichyouwanttocreatethelink.
2. Browsetoyourlocalworkspacefolderwheretheopendocumentiscachedandplaceacopyofthe
picturefiletheretowhichyouwantlink.
3. OntheInserttaboftheribbon,clickPicture.TheInsertPicturedialogboxappears.
4. Selectthepicturefileoutsidethevault,clickthedownarrowintheInsertbutton,andselectLinkto
File.Thepictureappearsintheopenfile.
5. Saveandclosethefile.Thepictureappearsinthevaultdocumentintheviewingpane.However,it
stillresidesoutsidethevaultandotheruserswillnotbeabletoseethepicturewhentheyviewthe
vaultdocument.
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