Excel and Word are two parts of the Microsoft Office Suite
that have become standards tools for spreadsheets and word processing.
Among their features are the ability to easily exchange
For example, you can easily copy a cell or part of a spreadsheet
from an Excel and paste it into a Word document, which preserves all the
This method requires opening up both programs at the same
To avoid this, you can insert an Excel file from within Word
Choose the "Insert" tab inside Microsoft Word to display the Object
Click the "Create from File" tab and Browse to display the Browse
Navigate to the Excel file that you need and double-click to
load its name into the File Name box of the Object dialog box.
Click a checkmark into the "Link to File" box if
you want the table that you insert to be automatically updated anytime the
original file is changed.
Otherwise, leave it blank if you don't want the inserted
information to be affected by the original file.
Click "OK" to insert the Excel file as a frame
into the document.
Note how only filled cells from the first table (worksheet)
of the file are inserted.
Blank cells are not inserted. You can resize the frame by
clicking it and dragging the handles that appear.
You can also click it and drag it to a different line within