Embedding is one of two ways to place OLE objects in client applications The other way is linked When you embed an OLE object in a client application file, that file contains all the information required to edit and display the OLE object. No source file is required.
When you edit an embedded OLE object, you use "in-place" editing. In-place editing means that you edit an embedded OLE object without switching to the server application. Instead, all of the controls of the server application appear in the client application. You must have the server application installed on your computer to use in-place editing and the application must support this OLE feature.
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