"The document contains links that may refer to other files. Do you want to update this document with the data from the linked files?" when opening Microsoft® Word workpapers from CCH® ProSystem fx® Engagement or Workpaper Manager.

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  • Last Modified:
  • 12/14/2018


  • one member having an issue linking in a word this document contains links object


  • CCH ProSystem fx Engagement Version : 7.5 and higher
  • Microsoft Word 2016 32 bit


The links were not created per best practices.


  1. Saved the file outside of Engagement or Workpaper Manager by clicking File > Save As and saving to a location such as the desktop.
  2. Open the file from the location saved to in step 1.
  3. Go to File > View Links.
  4. Break the links listed in the screen and save the file.
  5. Import the new file into Engagement or Workpaper Manager and recreate the links per best practices listed in the article How do I link Microsoft® Excel® and Word documents in CCH® ProSystem fx® Engagement or Workpaper Manager.

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