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    I have many drawings that have OLE attachments that are Excel spread sheets. In some drawings the attachment won't open?
    How can I find the source file location or get around this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Foley View Post
    I have many drawings that have OLE attachments that are Excel spread sheets. In some drawings the attachment won't open?
    How can I find the source file location or get around this.
    bob,
    type xref at the command line and the dialog box will open up and the details of the ole objects will be on the bottom as to where they are located.
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    That just shows the Xref's
    I'm having trouble opening an embedded OLE object (Excel file)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bob Foley View Post
    That just shows the Xref's
    I'm having trouble opening an embedded OLE object (Excel file)
    are the paths the same as to where it is located and where it is referencing the excel file from? you may need to repath it or are they not opening at all? are you even getting a window as to where the file would be?
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    The only thing i get when I click on the attachment is the proporty box.
    It does not show any kind of path.

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    The only thing i can think of is when you click on the ole (excel file) it should open in excel and from there you can get the properties of the file. Maybe you'll want to attach them as a file so you can reference it? I hope it helps?
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