Copying Version 5 Images to OLE-Compliant Applications

This task shows you how to copy images of Version 5 data to an OLE-compliant application.
Open the OLE.CATProduct document.
  1. In the Version 5 document, select Tools > Image > Capture to display the Capture toolbar.

  2. Click Select Mode in the Capture toolbar to activate the selection tool.

  3. Click in the geometry area and drag your cursor to draw a rectangle around the part you see in OLE.CATPart:

  4. Click Capture to capture the image and store it in the album. A progress bar appears while the captured image is generated. 

  5. Once the captured image is generated, the Capture Preview window opens and you can then click Copy to copy the image to the clipboard.

    The selected image is now in the clipboard from where it can be pasted into an OLE-compliant application.
  6. Open the OLE-compliant application.

  7. Place the cursor where you wish to insert the image.

  8. Select Edit > Paste Special then click OK to confirm in the Paste Special dialog box.

    The image you selected is pasted at the desired location in the file.

In the Paste Special dialog box, there is the Link to file check box.

For more information about this check box, see About Object Linking and Embedding (OLE).