Definitions for "Object linking and embedding"
Keywords:  ole, embed, dde, activex, embedded
See OLE.
Is an enhancement to DDE process that allows you to link data created in one application to a document created in another application. It also allows you to edit that data in the original application without leaving the compound document.
A Windows feature that allows Windows-based applications to share information and other objects, such as recordings and graphics. When a link is created, the linked object is updated when the same object in the file from which it came is updated. When an object is embedded, there is no link to the original file, but the user can edit the object as needed.
Keywords:  information
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