All the parameters of an OLE object are displayed in its properties window where you can edit them accurately.

To change the properties

Select the object and perform the following operations:

  1. Open the Properties dialog box in one of the following ways:

    • Double-click on the object.

    • Press the key combination ALT+Enter.

    • Click the button in the toolbar.

    • Activate the context menu with the right mouse button and choose the command Properties.

  2. Modify the parameters of the object. To preview the changes, click the Apply button.

  3. Click on OK.


From the OLE object properties window, you can only change the size of the frame in which the OLE object is displayed. To modify the data contained in an OLE object, select the object and choose the Graphics » OLE » Open OLE command. This causes the activation of the program with which the data was created. See To modify the object embedded in an OLE.

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