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Insert words file and email items on Excel 2013

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How to insert a word file and email item on Excel 2013 as a icon in order to open it when double click on it ?

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by:Glenn Ray
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To insert a Word file as a clickable object (shown in Excel 2010, but should also work in 2013):

1) Menu:  Insert, Object.  Opens a new dialog box.
2) Select "Create from file" tab
3) Browse and locate the file, then click the "Open" button
4) Click the "Display as icon" option, then click the "OK" button.
insert objectThe object will appear as a click-able icon in your sheet.  You can move and resize it as-needed.

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by:Glenn Ray
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Inserting an Outlook email item is the same as above, but you first need to save the Outlook email message:

In Outlook
1) Open the message
2) Click the "File" tab, then select "Save As"
3) Save the file in a convenient location (.msg file)
4) Close the email
5) repeat steps 1-4 in the previous post, but browse for the email message you saved.

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-Glenn
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Where is the item located in Excel 2013  ? Tks
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by:Mandeep Singh
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Look at TEXT group, beside Hyperlink in insert. You can found add object their.
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by:Glenn Ray
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AXISHK, It is the small blue rectangle with a thick, blue bar - just to the right of "Header & Footer".

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