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Word Document Hyperlink Checker

I have thousands of word documents to check for broken links. Going through these word documents manually is tedious and error prone.

I have tried AbleBits.com's free Document Hyperlink Checker, but it is not able to detect broken links, although it claims it does.

Any ideas?

Thanks.
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Proculopsis

8/22/2022 - Mon
Proculopsis


Batch convert all the documets into HTML file format (Save As...) and then subject them to one of the many Web Link Validator tools.
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jeremyll

Thanks for the suggestion.

I tried that and tried to find the most popular link validator tool which I think is, LinkChecker 0.6.6
by Kevin Freitas. I found this difficult to use because while it highlighted broken links, it's very difficult to do for the documents that I was checking. The documents contained about 5000-10000 words and probably only 10 links. So scrolling every line for any highlighted links can take a very long time.

Any other suggestions?
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