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link (Linked Object or Control)

This element specifies a link to an external Embedded object or Control.

Parent Elements



Child Elements


extLst (Extension List)





updateAutomatic (Update Linked Embedded Objects Automatically)

This attribute determines if linked embedded objects will be automatically updated when the presentation is opened or printed.


The possible values for this attribute are defined by the XML Schema boolean datatype.

The following XML Schema fragment defines the contents of this element:

<complexType name="CT_OleObjectLink">


   <element name="extLst" type="CT_ExtensionList" minOccurs="0" maxOccurs="1"/>


   <attribute name="updateAutomatic" type="xsd:boolean" use="optional" default="false"/>