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office 2010 not creating hyperlinks correctly when saving as pdf

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options I'm using for pdf creation in office 2010When I take and save a word document to pdf. the links work fine as long as the files are in the same directory (so it appears).
If i take and save the pdf and move it to another directory on our server then it can not find the file because it seems to be putting file:///subdirectory/filename.pdf for the links
where it should be putting the true path of file:/f/corpdocs/myfile.pdf

not sure how to prevent office 2010 from messing up the file paths on the hyperlinks. They work fine on the word document but onces saved and converted to pdf they break.

here are the settings I am trying:
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Hi TechyT yes that is annoying, how do you create the links in your source document?

Microsoft have this useful article on absolute and relative links that sheds some light on the behaviour, and provides solutions.

How to create absolute hyperlinks and relative hyperlinks in Word documents

Hope that helps
...Terry
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