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Windows® 98 Unleashed by Paul McFedries

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Editing a Linked or Embedded Object

If you need to make some changes to a linked or embedded object, you can use the container application to launch the server application and load the object automatically. (Remember, too, that for a linked object you can always run the server application and work with the object directly.) How you do this depends on the application, but here are a few methods that work for most OLE containers:

  • Double-click the object.
  • Select the object, pull down the Edit menu, and then select either Linked ObjectType Object (for a linked object) or ObjectType Object (for an embedded object). In both cases, ObjectType is the type of object you selected (for example, Bitmap Image or Worksheet). From the cascade menu that appears, ...

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