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Old 02-26-2019, 03:53 PM
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Question Embed Excel file in Word: Others can't update the link. Objects are not available

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I created a word document that contains an embed excel table. When I make changes in the excel file, I can update the link on the word document, but my coworkers don't have the "update link" option. Any changes they made on the excel file is not linked to the word doc. This word document is supposed to be shared and used by multiple users in the office. Kindly let me know if you have any suggestions.

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In Word, ask your coworkers to add the Edit Links to Files command to the Quick Access Toolbar. They should be able to use it to manage links in the document.
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Old 03-04-2019, 12:58 PM
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Thank you for your response, Stefan.

Is there a way that the group can share and work on the same embedded excel file without updating the link each time we open the word document.

Since I save the excel file in a shared folder and it's linked to my ID, others have to update/edit the links each time they open the word doc.

Thanks for your help, again.
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Old 03-12-2019, 03:25 AM
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To avoid updating of link every time you update the excel sheet; you need to add the member's id in the sharing list for the particular folder.
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