Inserting an Image into a Rich Edit Control

How do I insert an image into a Rich Edit Control?
It needs to be pretty fast.
nicrAsked:
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gelbertCommented:
Make CStatic member of your class derived from CRichEditCtrl. And use this member to display images by showing and hiding its window and resetting images
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nicrAuthor Commented:
Perhaps I need to clarify my question as well.  The image needs to be inline with text already displayed in the Rich Edit control.
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kburns102197Commented:
The easy way is to do it through the clipboard.
The steps are as follows:
1)Override CopyToClipBoard (member of COleServerItem)
    a) ::OpenCipboard(0);
    b) :: SetClipBoardData(CF_BITMAP(many options- see help,handle);
    c) ::CloseClipBoard( );
2) Move cursor to place to be inserted programmatically or manually
3) Paste It!
    a)  CRichEditCtrl& pCntrl=GetRichEditCtrl( );
    b)  pCtrl.Paste( );

Thats It!  If you need more help - give me your class data & I'll give you the
specific code.
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nicrAuthor Commented:
Sorry about the delay.  The only problem with this
method is that it destroys the clipboard contents.  How do I avoid this from happening?
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kburns102197Commented:
This the generally accepted method of performing this function.  Simply save the clipboard contents first , make your transfer, then retore it.  Let me know if you need more details.. kburns
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