A couple of links in my first edition book (out of 1400+) managed to get past my process for checking and validating them. Pages numbers are in the PDF:

For checking links, I found a very helpful add-in for Microsoft Word (2010…now waiting for one that works with Office 2013!) from ablebits.com. See http://www.ablebits.com/word-links-manager/index.php for details. The product as a 15-day free trial, and a license costs $9.95. This was well worth it for how much time it saved me in the last weeks of production!


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