Inserting Other Objects

The Object command on the Insert menu gives you direct access to other applications you can use to create objects. The difference between inserting a picture and inserting an object is that a picture is always static and cannot be directly edited or updated (although you can copy it to another program and edit it there), whereas an inserted object retains a connection to its source application. You can open an embedded object for editing by double-clicking it.

When you choose Insert, Object, a dialog box appears with two tabs—Create New and Create From File. The Create New tab, shown in Figure 10-24, turns on an application and then creates the object directly in the selected application. You select an application in the ...

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