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Introduce the ability for Docs to display OLE objects.

Connections Docs does not support OLE objects at present and does not render a placeholder image either.
1. For .doc files, there is an invisible placeholder, it occupies the location but you can see nothing.
2. For .docx files, no placeholder. The OLE contents are preserved, but nothing is seen in Docs by the user. When exported, the contents are still there.

This is actually working as designed.
Therefore, this Enhancement Request is for the support of OLE objects as a future feature consideration.


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  • Aug 22 2019
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    Rene Schimmer commented
    28 Aug, 2019 06:50pm

    I am asking smarter people than me if this is possible. My understanding of OLE is limited but I think there are hurdles quite hard to overcome to make this work. I'll comment back when I hear more