Embed or link to a file in Word

If you have an object in one file that you’d like to put into another, such as a doc or a dynamic chart, embed or link to it.

Link or Embed a file

To insert a copy of your file into another, embed or link to it.

  1. Go to Insert > Object.

    Object button

  2. Select Create from File.

  3. Select Browse and choose the file you want to use.

    Create from file panel

  4. Select Insert.

  5. Choose Display as icon to embed, or Link to file for a link.

    Link to file, display as icon options

  6. Select OK

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