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compound document

[‚käm‚pau̇nd ′däk·yə·mənt]
(computer science)
A document that contains two or more different data structures, such as text, graphics, and sound.

compound document

A single document that contains a combination of data structures such as text, graphics, spreadsheets, sound and video clips. The document may embed the additional data types or reference external files by pointers of some kind. SGML and HTML are examples of compound document formats. See OLE.
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In early 1996 Microsoft renamed some parts of OLE relating to the Internet ActiveX, and then gradually renamed all OLE technologies as ActiveX, except compound document technology as used in Microsoft Office.
The compound document framework calls for containers that can contain components.
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