Originally Posted by cybmole
thanks - I thought that was how it worked; but is there not a danger that if you remove the IMG tags but not the bits & bytes which make up the image, then the reader program will attempt to render the image, or the image hyper link as a text stream ?
Img tags refer to the URI (usually a file name in a standalone book
The image is still in the file, just never called upon to render.
OTOH, if tou removed the Image FILE and left the URI, you keep the place holder and get the "Broken Image" symbol, where it was.