Microsoft Word error during HTML import

Since I have to use Microsoft Word 2008 for Mac I figured out some issue: During opening a clean XHTML file with external CSS declarations Word can find these CSS files only in the same directory. I tried serveral ways to declare the href tag, but only the last one works…

<link href="../style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<link href="./../style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<link href="..\style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />
<link href="style.css" rel="stylesheet" type="text/css" />

Maybe there is a solution? I can’t figure it out.

How to embed everything in a Word.doc

This summer I was getting crazy because I couldn’t find out how to embed all graphics within a Word document.

The idea behind this simply was to bring loads of XML data into Word documents. So I decided to automatically create HTML data out of the XML, open it in Word and save it with all it’s images and related stuff as one single file.

This german forum helped me. The solution is quite simple:

  • CTRL (or Apple) + A
  • CTRL (or Apple) + SHIFT + F9
  • CTRL (or Apple) + S

Microsoft documentations – pff.

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