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Object Linking and Embedding (operating system)
(OLE) A distributed object system and
, also used on the Acorn
. OLE allows an editor to "farm out" part of a
document to another editor and then reimport it. For example,
a desk-top publishing system might send some text to a word processor
or a picture to a bitmap
editor using OLE.
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The WorkBench movie demonstrates the variety of ODBC and OLE controls
available to create CIMPLICITY applications.
This in turn has the subclass <ole-control-framework>, which adds additional functionality for OLE Controls
. Users can create applications by subclassing these classes.
The other limitation of Internet Studio is that OLE controls
are platform-specific, which puts a burden on the developer to provide versions of controls for each client platform.