object linking and embedding

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object linking and embedding
 
n
See OLE

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Object Linking and Embedding definition

operating system
(OLE) A distributed object system and protocol from Microsoft, also used on the Acorn Archimedes. OLE allows an editor to "farm out" part of a document to another editor and then reimport it. For example, a desk-top publishing system might send some text to a word processor or a picture to a bitmap editor using OLE.
(1998-12-17)
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