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Sams Teach Yourself Microsoft® Office Excel 2003 in 24 Hours by Trudi Reisner

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Inserting Objects

In addition to pictures, you can insert objects created in other applications. For instance, you can insert a joke from the Internet (if you have a connection to the Internet) or a calendar from Calendar Control.

When you choose to insert an object, Excel runs the required application and lets you create the object. When you quit the other application, the object is inserted on the current worksheet or chart.

Inserting an Object from the Menu

This To Do exercise shows you how to insert an object from another application using the Insert, Object command. Use the Sales 1st Qtr workbook for this exercise. We're going to create a simple freehand drawing in the Bitmap Image application and insert the drawing as an object in the Summary ...

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