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How to embed an OLE object in the margin of a Word docx file

Trying to embed an OLE object in the margin of a legal file of a Word to avoid moving the text around because each line is numbered for reference. Used VSTO.

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TomJebo-9587 answered emilyhua-msft commented

Hi Don-6186,

It sounds like you're not working at the file format level but attempting to use VSTO api's to embed an OLE object in a Word document. And the question about whether it can be done in a margin is likely better answered by the Word end user support team. If this is correct, then I would suggest adding the office-vsto-com-dev and office-word-itpro tags as well. If you are working at the file format level, manipulating Office Open XML (ISO 29500), then you could perform the action in the Word UI and inspect the underlying format changes. If it's not clear what some piece of XML means or how it's used, you can ask here with the openspecs-office tag. Make sure you are specific about which part of ISO 29500 or our Open Specifications (1fd4a662-8623-49c0-82f0-18fa91b413b8) you need explained.

Best regards,
Tom Jebo
Sr Escalation Engineer
Microsoft Open Specifications






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As tag "office-word-itpro" focus on general questions on Word, any issues with STVO or code are out of our scope of support, I moved this tag. Thanks for your understanding.

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