Linking and embedding


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Linking and embedding

One of the cool things you can do in Word is link to other files that will call objects or even embed those objects right in your Word document. Now an object could be an Excel worksheet or a PowerPoint slide or slideshow or any other destination file that supports OLE, that is object linking and embedding. So you might be asking yourself, why not just copy the object like the PowerPoint slide show and then paste it into my Word document? Well, that will work, but when you insert your presentation as an object, you can actually use PowerPoint commands to work with the slideshow right in word.

Even better when you link to the object. It does actually reside in your Word document, it appears in your document, but it actually resides on its own, separated from the Word document with only a link to it. This makes it dynamic, not static, meaning changes made to the source file they'll appear in the Word document because they're linked. Let's try both linking and embedding. We'...

Linking and embedding
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Linking and embedding provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by David Rivers as part of the Word 2007 Essential Training

Subjects:
Business Education + Elearning
Software:
Word
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