October 5, 2010

Embed PowerPoint and Excel Spreadsheets Using Office Web Apps

Office Web Apps is Microsoft's answer to competitor products such as Google Docs. While not as full featured at the moment, Office Web Apps lets you work on Word documents, Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations from anywhere. Microsoft recently released a feature that allows you to embed documents into a web page or blog.

The file must be shared to everyone and stored in a public folder. You can control the size of the frame used to embed the file on your site or blog. You can also customize the view in other ways. For instance by displaying a single sheet in a workbook. The embedded file can be display only, or you can allow visitors to interact with it, even type in it. You can even display a single chart from a spreadsheet, without displaying the rest of the sheet.

For more details on the available options and specific procedures, check out the Office Web Apps help system.

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