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Edit Object Edit When working with a linked object, the Edit command works just like the Open com- mand. Typically, this is also true when working with an embedded object created by an application that is not a part of Windows or Microsoft Office. When working with an embedded object from a supported application, the Edit command lets you edit the object directly from within Word. Toolbars for working with the object replace Word's own toolbars. For example, when editing an embedded PowerPoint slide, Word's toolbars are actually replaced with PowerPoint's toolbars. Clicking anywhere in a document outside the object reopens Word's toolbars and closes any extra toolbars. Convert This command only works with embedded objects. Linked objects must be converted using their source application. Embedded objects may often be converted to a different format from that of their source application. This is useful when viewing a document that contains objects for which an appropriate viewer or editor is not installed. For example, you could convert an image created in a third-party drawing application to Windows bitmap format so that it can be viewed and edited in Paint. You might also convert em- bedded items such as Excel charts into Microsoft Drawing objects so that they take up less space, often resulting in significantly lower file sizes. In addition to these commands, some types of objects have additional commands avail- able. For example, a linked PowerPoint presentation includes a Show command that launches the presentation in a full-screen window, just as it would from PowerPoint.