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Microsoft Excel 2013 Inside Out by Mark Dodge and Craig Stinson

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Chapter 31. Linking, hyperlinking, and embedding

WORKBOOKS seldom live in isolation. The material you manipulate in a Microsoft Excel 2013 document is related to other material elsewhere—on the Internet, on a file server, in another workbook, or perhaps in your collection of digital photographs. This chapter surveys some of the ways you can connect the pieces in Excel.

Linking and embedding with OLE technology

Microsoft long ago stopped using the term object linking and embedding (OLE) to describe its technology for creating compound documents—that is, documents that integrate data from multiple applications. But the technology is still there. Part of the reason that OLE has disappeared ...

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