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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Embedding an Object

If you prefer to embed an object instead of linking it, Windows 98 gives you three or four methods to choose from (depending on the server application): the Clipboard, drag-and-drop, inserting a new embedded object, and inserting an embedded file.

Embedding via the Clipboard

Assuming that the original application is an OLE server, a cut or copied object in the Clipboard includes not only link-related formats, but also a few formats that enable a container application to embed the data (such as the Embed Source format). Again, the container application can use these formats to perform the embedding.

To embed data that's been placed on the Clipboard, switch to the container application, position the cursor where you want the ...

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