3 ways for inserting spreadsheets Writer documents

An OpenOffice expert describes three methods for inserting spreadsheets into a Writer document in OpenOffice 2.0.

How can I insert a spreadsheet into a word processing document in OpenOffice 2.0?

The best thing to do is to copy and paste. Copy the cells you want, then go to the Writer document.

  • To just paste it as a spreadsheet, choose Paste.
  • To paste it and make it look like a table, choose Edit > Paste Special, Formatted Text.
  • To paste it and connect it to the spreadsheet so the Writer document is updated when the spreadsheet is updated, choose Edit > Paste Special, Link.
This was first published in July 2007

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