How to attach a file to Excel 2007 workbook

It is fairly easy to  insert a file into an  Excel worksheet as an attachment. That file can be a word document, PowerPoint presentation or even another Excel workbook.

Follow these steps:

  1. In Excel Insert tab, Text group click Object.
  2. The Object window will open.
  3. Select Create from File tab.
  4. Select the check box Display as Icon.
  5. Click Browse and select the file you want to attach.
  6. The file will be shown on the worksheet as an icon.


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