Learn PowerPoint 2010: Linked Picture in Shape Fill Shows a Small Red X Icon

Created: Friday, January 21, 2011, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 9:06 am



It may happen that you add a picture fill to your shape, and may opt to link the picture rather than contain it within the presentation. You may thereafter forget about this altogether and delete the linked picture file or even rename it. Or you may move the presentation itself to another computer — and since the linked picture file does not exist on that other computer, PowerPoint may get some hiccups!

Learn how to troubleshoot any small red X icon in PowerPoint indicating missing linked pictures within the shape fill.

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