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Old 04-03-2013, 06:51 AM
eNGiNe eNGiNe is offline Windows 7 32bit Office 2010 64bit
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I've inherited a) a .pdf, as the only remaining descendant of a former .doc or .docx file; b) a directory full of cryptically-named .vsd source files. Is there any quick and easy way I can search the .vsd files for recognisable text and find out which .vsd is the origin of (for example) the Chip Manufacturing graphic? ["Chip Manufacturing" is human-readable text in a diagram in the .pdf]



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Old 04-03-2013, 10:41 AM
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I believe the only way to find out the origin of the .vsd files is to open each of them individually and then click on the "File" tab to show the document properties. If you do not have access to Visio, I don't think you will be able to extract that information.
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Old 04-03-2013, 11:24 PM
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When I've got nothing else to do, I'll open each file and set the properties. Then I'll try arm-wrestling with IT so that the file explorer actually displays file properties by default …
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