Object Linking and Embedding


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Object Linking and Embedding

(operating system)
(OLE) A distributed object system and protocol from Microsoft, also used on the Acorn Archimedes. 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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In addition to providing a real-time IPC mechanism, DCX ships with a built in Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) for Process Control (OPC) server that allows seamless interoperability with software packages that conform to the OPC Data Access Custom Interface Specification 2.0 and 1.0a.
Microsoft will use OLE DB (object linking and embedding database), for instance, as a method to enable database objects on the front-end of an application to map to a SQL Server database on the back-end of an application through DCOM, Microsoft's Distributed Component Object Model.
Screen Bean and Pathfinder provide easy access to this huge installed base from any Java IDE." The Extended Call Interface is an extension of the CICS transaction monitor program that w as originally designed to act as a glue for cementing CICS applications to Windows clients via Microsoft's Object Linking and Embedding (OLE) technology, which has now evolved into COM and DCOM.
Object linking and embedding tools allow Samson Capture to be quickly mapped to related counterparts in the existing system in a point-and-click process.
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